Can you wear a sterling silver chain and medallion in the shower. . .

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@Suzieqmom (2764)
May 8, 2011 8:20pm CST
or will it tarnish or otherwise gets damaged over time? I know you can wear gold jewelry without too much risk in the shower, or even in a pool, but I am not sure about silver. Does anyone know when/where/how often it is safe to wear silver?