Photographed by Steven Meisel, Vogue, June 2005.

Once you’re preparing for a swim, you’re targeted on the requirements: towel, swimsuit, and bucket hat. However, seaside jewellery will not be one thing you need to overlook. There’s no want to depart your favourite equipment at dwelling. If in case you have a handful of earrings that keep in always or a necklace you by no means take off, you’ll need to be sure that they will deal with a little bit dip within the ocean. Whereas many jewellery manufacturers suggest taking your jewellery off earlier than you resolve to dive right into a chlorine pool or salty ocean water, there are kinds of jewellery higher suited to time within the water than others. 

Usually, stable gold, gold-filled, platinum, or sterling silver jewellery can deal with a bit extra water. Watch out with plated jewellery, as plating can put on off, and what’s left beneath can tarnish over time. Brass jewellery is healthier to keep away from mixing with water, although it may be cleaned. You additionally could need to take into account how seemingly the jewellery is to remain out of the best way when you take a dip. Search for clasps that totally shut in order to not fall off, and each necklaces and earrings that aren’t too chunky to get knocked or pulled off by your strikes. Chances are you’ll bear in mind the time that Kim Kardashian misplaced her diamond earring within the ocean — don’t let that be you. Since a few of our most sturdy suggestions might be on the pricier facet, you’ll need to take into account in the event you’re comfy carrying them within the water, ought to they probably fall off — it’s laborious to foretell when a rogue wave may sweep you off of your ft.

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