What is that in my jewelry box?

If you’ve ordered a pendant with copper or sterling silver wire recently, you may have noticed this black square in your box. This is an anti-tarnish tab.

Keep it with the pendant in the box or even store the pendant and anti-tarnish tab in a zip top plastic bag. Once the tab starts to change colors, that means it isn’t working anymore (I think they turn a brown color).

And remember you can polish the wire with a cloth made for copper or silver (depending on the wire used). I use Sunshine brand-yellow color because they can be used on any metal type.
*Do not try to polish silver plated copper or colored copper wire. This will ruin the wire.*

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