Iced out Jewelry has to be taken care of if you would maintain the brightness and shine of its gold or silver. We have listed some helpful tips to make it easier with caring for your hip hop jewelry to make the plating last to its full potential.
Perfumes & skin products first, Ice second:
A) Plated iced jewelry you wear should never be sprayed with perfume or cologne. It is very important to make sure all body sprays are done BEFORE putting on your jewelry on so that the chemicals inside in the perfume or cologne will not contaminate the plated metal of the hip hop jewelry.
B) Iced gold plated necklaces, rings or bracelets should only be worn after creme or lotion has been put on your skin.
C) Tarnishing of the plated iced jewelry or brass metal jewelry can be caused because easily by the reaction taking place with liquids like perfume, nail polish remover , oil, nail polish, and chlorine. Sweat can also cause the same problem also, therefore it is mandatory to remove all plated iced jewelry when exercising or swimming.
Very important to remove any dust or dirt that may be stuck to your iced jewelry after each and every use by cleaning it with a cotton ball or soft cloth. You can bring back the shine to the gold plated iced jewelry as well by rubbing its surface with a soft jewelry cloth.
Don't use any jewelry cleaners or antibacterial soaps for cleaning gold plated iced jewelry due to chemicals present in them will tarnish the plating quickly.
Always place your gold plated hip hop jewelry in a separate jewelry box or in a soft jewelry cloth after cleaning to avoid scratches and blemishes.