Wipe down the earrings with a damp microfiber cloth after every use to remove smudges and surface soil. Avoid getting moist on the salmon leather. A more thorough cleaning should be done after exposure to chlorine, alcohol, acids, and sulfur compounds that cause the base metals to tarnish.
To remove body oils and soil, use a damp microfiber or jewelry cloth to wipe down the jewelry after each wearing. Allow to air-dry before storing.
If the jewelry has visible soil or feels sticky, it should be cleaned with a warm, soapy solution. Mix one cup of warm water and two to three drops of dishwashing liquid and dampen the cloth.
When the piece is clean, wipe down the jewelry with warm water. Dry with a soft, lint-free cloth and buff gently to return the shine. Always keep the water and moisture away from the salmon leather. Read more about how to maintain the salmon leather under Leather Care.
Tips to Keep Plated Jewelry Clean Longer
It's also a good idea to take preventative measures to help reduce wear and damage along the way. Keep your hands free of lotions, make-up, and soil before handling the earring pieces, and do not apply make-up, perfume, or hairspray while wearing the jewelry. You should also store the earrings separately in small boxes to prevent damage.