Sterling silver will not fade, and the color changes only because of oxidation reactions without proper maintenance.
But electroplating silver will be, the electroplating coating is generally thin, and it will fade after a long time of wear.
Electroplating silver jewelry: put the silver jewelry that is easy to change color and the silver jewelry that is not easy to change color together to compare, the color of the silver jewelry surface is different. Silver without silver plating is yellowish in color. For those with plating, platinum or rhodium plating is generally preferred. The color is brighter. The role of the coating is to isolate the silver from contact with sulfur in the air to prevent the silver from discoloring. Many silver jewelry like Tiffany's are electroplated, which makes them look so delicate and smooth and not easy to change color.
Treat silver jewelry with nail polish: what if there is no coating and you are afraid of rapid discoloration of silver jewelry? There is an easy and simple way to solve it. Apply a layer of clear nail polish to the newly bought or cleaned silver jewelry. Reapply every few days. That way it won't change color.
Silver jewelry should pay attention to maintenance: it is best not to touch silver jewelry with hairspray, cosmetics, etc. Don't wear silver jewelry to hot springs or the seaside.
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