Your Bead Dazzled Creations Jewelry is sterling silver and will tarnish if not stored properly and cleaned regularly. Please store your bracelet as received in a plastic bag and please clean regularly. For cleaning, we highly recommend Connoisseurs Disposable Jewelry Wipes, which can be purchased through Bead Dazzled Creations. Please do not wear your jewelry in water or use a jewelry dip cleaning solution. At Bead Dazzled Creations, we pride our designs on quality materials and craftsmanship. Please follow these simple instructions and your jewelry will always look great!