What jewelry won't turn your skin green?

Are you a jewelry lover but sick of having your skin turn green from jewelry? Have no fear, there are plenty of metals that do not cause this issue!


Keep in mind that lots of metals can turn your skin green, or discolor it if exposed to sweat or other chemicals. However, some metals are more resistant to oxidation than others. Salt does the same to jewelry as it does to cars. Here’s a list of jewelry metals that won’t turn your skin green:


1. Stainless Steel – This metal is an alloy containing iron and chromium, which makes it resistant to oxidation. It does not corrode easily and will look like new for many years to come! Usually you will find this metal in cheaper jewelry (cheap doesn't mean junk I can only use the word affordable so many times lol).

  • The lowest price on the list
  • used for any type of jewelry.
  • Not worth repairing rather than just replacing.


2. Titanium – Another metal that is resistant to oxidation, titanium is also hypoallergenic and extremely lightweight. Jewelry made with titanium can cost a bit more than other metals but its long-lasting nature may be worth the investment.

  • Demand being spread through aerospace and electronics make the price higher than it really should be imo.
  • Used for watches mostly.
  • Worth repairing.


3. Platinum – When properly cared for, this precious metal won’t discolor or tarnish and is very durable. It’s also hypoallergenic and won’t irritate sensitive skin. It has a clear, blueish haze reflection and it is hard to tell from titanium and white gold.

  • Price is high
  • Used for rings, watches not much else.
  • Very hard metal that resists scratching well.
  • worth repairing for watches, not for rings. (If you have to repair a ring I hope your finger is still attached. Take off all jewelry when working!!)



4. Gold – This classic metal is one of the most expensive materials used to make jewelry, but it can be worth the investment if you want a piece that will last. Gold is resistant to corrosion and tarnish, so it won't discolor or fade over time.

  • Price is high with white gold and rose gold mixtures being even higher
  • Used for all jewelry, and watches.
  • Easy to break and dent because it's so soft.
  • Worth repairing on anything over $2k, don't pay more for labor than the piece is worth imo.


5. Silver – Silver has a beautiful shine to it but does need proper care to keep its luster for years to come. It can oxidize with exposure to air and moisture which makes it prone to discoloration, but some treatments can help prevent this from happening. Silver jewelry needs be cleaned regularly with a silver polishing cloth or special cleaning solution to keep it looking its best.

  • Silver is the best (priced for what you get) metal, common because it's soft like gold but it's not rare and easy to mine so prices are naturally lower (for now).
  • Used for jewelry, but not much in watches because of its expansion and contraction rate.
  • Not worth repairing unless it's a massive Miami Cuban chain or something, silver is a great metal but its value is lower than human labor.... that's not involved in making the same piece 25k times.


Conclusion: No matter what type of metal you choose for your jewelry, it is important to take good care of it. Regular cleaning and maintenance can help your jewelry look its best for many years to come. Be sure to research the properties of each metal before purchasing jewelry so that you can make an informed decision about which type will work best for your needs. With the right knowledge and care, your jewelry will remain beautiful and cherished for years to come.


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