A Closer Look at the Impact of Jewelry Corrosion
The impact of corrosion on our valuable items like jewelry and silver heirlooms can affect their appearance, brilliance, and overall value. This blog delves into the science behind jewelry corrosion, its impact on the industry, and highlights the groundbreaking solutions provided by Intercept Silver & Jewelry Care, LLC, a JK Findings Company to preserve the beauty and integrity of silver and precious metals.
Understanding the Science of Corrosion
Corrosion is a natural process that occurs when metals react with elements in their environment, such as oxygen and moisture. In the case of silver and other precious metals, tarnish is a common manifestation of corrosion. Tarnish not only dulls the shine of jewelry but also poses a threat to its structural integrity over time.
The Impact of Corrosion on the Jewelry Industry
For businesses in the jewelry, silver, and precious metal industries, the consequences of corrosion are more than just cosmetic. Tarnished items result in dissatisfied customers, decreased market value, and increased costs for restoration and replacement. The need for effective tarnish prevention during storage, shipment, and display is paramount to maintaining a positive bottom line.
Enter Intercept Technology™
Intercept Silver & Jewelry Care takes the lead in providing innovative solutions to combat corrosion. Our exclusive use of Intercept Technology™ packaging introduces State of the Art Corrosion Intercept® and Static Intercept® - Lucent Technologies patented polymers that actively react with and permanently neutralize atmospheric gases responsible for tarnishing metals.
The Benefits of Intercept Technology™
Non-Abrasive and Non-Toxic:
Intercept Technology™ offers a clean and non-abrasive solution to tarnish prevention. The patented polymers are non-toxic, ensuring the safety of your precious items.
Unlike traditional methods that may involve charcoal, oils, or volatile corrosion inhibitors, Intercept is environmentally friendly. It breaks down into a polymer dust in a landfill, leaving no harmful residues.
Temperature and Humidity Independent:
Intercept is not affected by changes in temperature and humidity, ensuring consistent protection in various environmental conditions.
Trusted by Global Entities:
Intercept Technology™ is trusted by renowned organizations such as NASA, The British Royal Mint, The Guggenheim Museum, Raytheon, and jewelry manufacturers worldwide, emphasizing its effectiveness and reliability.
By understanding the science behind corrosion and embracing innovative solutions, businesses can now protect their critical assets and offer customers tarnish-free, long-lasting jewelry. Get started with our anti-tarnish products today!