Always store your jewelry pieces individually and keep your chains fastened so they don't become tangled. Avoid contact with perfume, hairspray, make-up, nail polish remover, body oils, sun tan lotion and deodorant. The jewlery is particularly susceptible to damage from the effects of chemicals present in such products. Avoid wearing jewelry whilst showering, bathing or swimming. Chlorine in particular, can permanently damage or discolour the jewelry.