3 Ways You're Accidentally Ruining Your Jewelry

Have you ever bought a new piece of jewelry only to find that it becomes discolored after you start wearing it regularly? We have too, which is why we reached out to one of our favorite celebrity-beloved jewelry designers, Jennifer Zeuner, to help us get to the bottom of the irksome issue. According to Zeuner, vermeil jewelry, which is sterling silver dipped in gold, succumbs to discoloration more easily than 14k jewelry when it’s exposed to elements. There are three main things that can cause the finish to discolor, even on high-quality vermeil jewelry like Zeuner’s. Just what are these things you may ask? Scroll down to find out!