Why does sterling silver turn brown?

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Dario Pouros asked a question: Why does sterling silver turn brown?
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Date created: Sat, Mar 6, 2021 8:24 PM
Date updated: Thu, Jun 30, 2022 6:02 AM

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Tarnish is the oxidization that occurs when air-borne sulfurs and chlorides are present, causing a yellowish cast on the sterling silver. If left without being cleaned, the tarnish becomes brown and eventually turns a dark and iridescent purple/black… Dry and buff the silver with a soft, clean cloth.

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