Intercept Technology™ Tarnish & Corrosion Prevention Packaging

Intercept Jewelry Care Blog

  • What's Up with the Price of Gold?

    A great deal of speculation this summer pointed towards gold being a “no-brainer” short term investment. Thus far, that projection seems to have hit the nail on the head. But what about going forward? Let’s take a look at what drives the price of gold.

  • Doing Business in California? You'll Want to Read This...

    If you're doing business in California, you must abide by Proposition 65. This requires businesses to notify Californians about significant amounts of chemicals in the products they purchase. Depending on the anti-tarnish you use, this could meanbig problems.

  • Tarnish & Corrosion: What's the Difference?

    While often used interchangeably, tarnish and corrosion are not one in the same. More specifically, tarnish is a form of corrosion. We thought we’d set the record straight and clarify a few things about these scientific and chemical processes.

  • Kilauea Volcano | Sulphur Dioxide

    For those of you who have been paying attention to current events, Hawaii has been subject to a volcanic explosion for the past several months. Indeed, lava is a sight to behold. However, what we’re focused on more-so than the lava on the ground is the elements in the air.

  • What's the Verdict on Oxidized Silver?

    Intercept™ finds it ironic that “oxidized silver” has come into fashion in the past few years. After all, blackened silver is what we’ve helped our customers avoid since our foray into the marketplace! Let’s take a look at oxidized or - more truthfully - sulfurized silver.

  • The Three R's

    We already know that Intercept Technology™ is the most effective way to prevent tarnish. But what about when your tarnish prevention packaging is disposed of?

  • 3 Unique Traits of Intercept Technology

    It has come to our attention that imitation anti-tarnish products have entered the marketplace. Despite the fact that they may look like Intercept TechnologyTM, it’s important to know they’re not.

    Here are a few Intercept TechnologyTM signature features.

  • Contaminants | Pesky Little Details

    Here are three things to keep in mind when you think of contaminants.

  • Your Jewelry Showcase May Be Doing More Harm Than Good | Part II

    Wood treatments and Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF) can spell BIG problems for jewelers and their inventory.

  • Your Jewelry Showcase May Be Doing More Harm Than Good | Part I

    It’s no surprise that jewelry tarnishes when coming in direct contact with materials HOWEVER, it’s important to note that materials NOT in direct contact with your jewelry also cause tarnish. More specifically, jewelry showcase materials...


  • PPM & PPB

    When it comes to pollutants, parts per billion (ppb) is ALWAYS better than parts per million (ppm). However, most anti-tarnish products aren't effective within the average range of contaminants.

  • Tips for Caring for Your Holiday Ornaments: Part 2

    If you enjoy decorating your home for the holidays, then you’re probably already getting ready to add festive flair to your home for the upcoming season. While embellishing your home can be a fun activity and is a festive way to celebrate the new season, it’s crucial that you properly display and care for your decorations to ensure their longevity. With Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas approaching, consider these tips to care for your seasonal decorations and keep them looking their best now and for years to come.