This item is made from raw brass. Brass does oxidize and can change color when exposed to the elements, but do not worry! Luckily, brass is great at being able to return to its natural beautiful state and the patina (tarnish) is easily cleaned.
A few tips:
keep your brass item away from any water, oils or moisturizers
store your item in a safe place
take off before getting in the shower or going to the gym
always be gentle
How to clean:
There are a number of ways to clean your brass jewelry, but using a product like Brasso is our favorite! It can be found at most hardware stores and not oly removes tarnish, but also restores the shine.