First, congratulations on your good taste and wise investment!
Our limited edition Bertoia jewelry pieces are sterling silver. Sterling silver is alloyed with metals such as copper and zinc to make it more durable. If you wear it often, two things will happen: 1) it will gradually be worn down and shined up by your skin (and infused with your energy!) and 2) it will invariably get scratched or spotted. Some suggestions to keep in mind with your jewelry: