How to use Tarnishing in a sentence
The rest of the silver jewelry is cast solid brass or zinc that's dipped in silver and then lacquer finished to prevent tarnishing.
It exhibits considerable lustre and is not subject to tarnishing on exposure to normal air.
It is, in fact, admitted that some of the glasses, most useful optically, the dense barium crown glasses, which are so widely used in modern photographic lenses, cannot be produced entirely free either from noticeable colour or from numerous small bubbles, while the chemical nature of these glasses is so sensitive that considerable care is required to protect the surfaces of lenses made from them if serious tarnishing is to be avoided.
The process will probably be abandoned as soon as the tarnishing of the metal during rolling and annealing can be avoided.
The mineral is especially liable to surface alteration, tarnishing with beautiful iridescent colours; a blue colour usually predominates, owing probably to the alteration of the chalcopyrite to covellite (CuS).Advertisement
Wear cotton gloves when handling to avoid tarnishing when working with silver or imitation gold, or rub talcum powder on your hands.
Although many silver items are made with some platinum alloy, which guards against tarnishing, other items will have to be polished from time to time.
Most sterling silver jewelry will have a coating of a lacquer to protect it from tarnishing.
In the jewelry world, platinum is considered to be more valuable than gold because of its resistance to wear and tarnishing.
Protect your metal and sterling silver chunky jewelry from tarnishing too soon.Advertisement
Store the ring in a satin jewelry sack inside of a jewelry box to prevent scratches or slow tarnishing on silver, copper or brass pieces.
The sealed plastic bag will slow the tarnishing process and keep your ring clean and shiny.
Adding copper makes silver stronger, but also causes it to be prone to tarnishing.
You can apply a thin coat of clear nail polish to zippers, eyelets, chains, and other metal parts of the garment to protect them from tarnishing.