Can stainless steel go in the shower?
Generally, it is ok to shower with your jewelry.
If your jewelry is gold, silver, platinum, palladium, stainless steel, or titanium, you’re safe to shower with it.
Other metals like copper, brass, bronze, or other base metals shouldn’t go in the shower as they can turn your skin green..
What metals can you wear in the shower?
The most common alloys for jewelry making are silver, silver-filled, gold, base metal (iron, nickel, brass, copper, titanium, etc.) platinum and titanium. So far, we have established that it is best to NOT shower with them over time as they will tarnish and fade.
Does stainless steel tarnish in water?
Can stainless steel jewelry be safely worn in the ocean? Stainless steel jewelry can endure a small amount of exposure to salt water. A small amount of tarnishing can occur but that can easily be wiped off with fresh water. But, its not recommended to wear any form of jewelry while swimming in the ocean.
What happens when stainless steel gets wet?
It’s the iron in steel that causes it to rust when exposed to moisture. If the jewelry has been properly sealed with wax or an acrylic coating, it should be rust resistant. That doesn’t mean it’s rust proof. You should avoid submerging steel jewelry in water or other liquids.