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Dazzle and turn heads donning Oxidized jewellery One of the latest trends and craze among women are oxidised jewellery. Oxidised jewellery is usually available in silver or black. The very rusty look of these accessories is what happens to be its USP. This authentic antic jewellery is found in different designs and patterns. While previously this antic oxidized jewellery was available only as necklace sets and earrings, now one can buy a range of other ornaments too. So, what exactly is oxidised jewellery and why are they so popular? Read this article and know for yourself.

About Oxidized Jewellery Oxidised jewellery is made of sterling silver which is kept exposed to oxygen in a pressurized environment for a long period of time. Compared to a traditional silver necklace or silver jewellery, these silver oxidised jewellery different as they appear in a darker color. This black metal jewellery has very less luster. The very effect of rustiness, renders the jewellery an antic jewellery look. The oxidized jewellery is rendered a black metallic texture when the air wherein the jewellery is exposed contains higher sulfur. The sulfur when comes in contact with the silver metal, it creates a black texture to the ornament resulting in a vintage look. Offers a classic look to the ornaments A pure silver appears different in comparison to the oxidized silver jewellery. While a pure silver tends to grow darker when exposed to oxygen in case of oxidized silver jewellery its free of tarnishing. Already have a black texture and a vintage look, oxidised necklace will not be affected by tarnish but the tarnish will aid in making the silver necklace set a more oxidized look.

No worry of polishing Unlike other antic jewellery which is required to be polished and cleaned from time to time, this is not required in the case of oxidized jewellery. No matter which environment you expose this authentic jewellery, they don’t require any polishing.


Can the silver sulfide build-up be removed from the ornaments? It’s the silver sulfide that renders the ornament an oxidised and a tarnish look that makes them look authentic. However, if one wants to retain shine to the silver necklace or any ornament they can be done so by using abrasive polishes. They aid in removing the silver sulfide formed over the ornament restoring back the luster. However, polishing them with such harsh chemicals may strip away some of the precious metal too.

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Dazzle and turn heads donning Oxidized jewellery  

One of the latest trends and craze among women are oxidised jewellery. Oxidised jewellery is usually available in silver or black. The very...

Dazzle and turn heads donning Oxidized jewellery  

One of the latest trends and craze among women are oxidised jewellery. Oxidised jewellery is usually available in silver or black. The very...

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