Does James Avery jewelry tarnish?

How do I properly clean and care for my James Avery purchase? Polishing jewelry regularly will take care of most tarnishing and cleaning problems and help reduce the chance of skin irritation. We recommend a lint-free polishing cloth which we have available.

Why does my James Avery tarnish?

Oxidation. Due to the natural variations of hand finished products, the degree of oxidation and resulting darkness will vary from piece to piece. Reasonable variations are to be expected and contribute to the uniqueness and hand finished quality of each piece of oxidized James Avery jewelry.

Can u shower with James Avery Jewelry?

To keep your jewelry looking its best, we recommend that you remove it when swimming or bathing. Always avoid exposing your James Avery designs to chlorinated water or harsh chemicals.

Is James Avery jewelry sterling silver?

The precious metal alloys used in the making of James Avery jewelry consist of sterling silver, 10K, 14K, and 18K yellow gold, white gold, stainless steel, copper, bronze, and titanium.

Is Pandora better than James Avery?

Pandora is definitely more popular atm, but the James Avery style is classic and they have alot of charm options.

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Does James Avery buy back?

James Avery products purchased through other retailers, which are in new and unused condition, and with a receipt, can be exchanged or returned for product or a gift card at our James Avery retail stores.

Does James Avery fix necklaces?

Beyond the warranty for manufacturer defects, repairs are offered at set fees. Bring your bag to any James Avery retail location, email Customer Service at or complete the repair request form and send the form and your item to the address below.

Does James Avery replace stolen jewelry?

James Avery jewelry is a Texas staple of beauty and amazing customer service which is no surprise that the James Avery offers a replacement program. Just about every female I know in Texas owns a piece of this legend’s craftsmanship.

What does 925 mean on James Avery Jewelry?

Our sterling is stamped with the number “925” and the word “sterling.” The jewelry we made before 2004 was stamped “sterling”. The “925” is the international standard for sterling and means that the jewelry has at least a 92.5% fine silver content.

Does James Avery take off charms?

First time solders of our charms are complimentary. To have a James Avery charm moved or re-soldered, there is a $5.00 charge for each sterling solder and a $10.00 charge for each 14K solder. If you need several charms soldered to one item, please specify the location and spacing you would like for each of the charms.

Is sterling silver OK to shower with?

Though showering with sterling silver jewelry on should not harm the metal, there is a good chance that it could induce tarnishing. Waters that contain chlorine, salts, or harsh chemicals will affect the look of your sterling silver. We encourage our customers to remove your sterling silver before showering.

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Is it OK to get sterling silver wet?

This raises the question : can I get my silver jewelry wet? The short answer to this question is yes, you can (if you know it’s sterling silver). Water generally does not damage sterling silver.

Is James Avery Jewelry still alive?

James Avery passed away on Monday, April 30, 2018, at the age of 96. He was a dynamic, creative and generous man who touched the lives of many people during his lifetime through his work, his art and his giving spirit.

Does sterling silver turn green?

Moisture in the air or on the skin can react with the copper present in all Sterling Silver jewelry, causing a green discoloration. This is a fairly common complaint in hot, humid climates and can also affect individuals with particularly moist skin.

Is James Avery dead?

Deceased (1945–2013)

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