Jewelry Care Tips

Tips for Preserving Your Precious Pieces

  • Remove all jewelry while washing your hands, showering, applying lotions, soaps, hairsprays, and perfumes. These products will cause fine jewelry to become dull, and faux jewelry to discolor.
  • Avoid household detergents coming into contact with your jewelry. They may be harsh on the metal.
  • Do not wear jewelry while doing gardening, playing sports, at the beach, or gym or in chlorinated water. Jewelry may get bent, scratched, or stones may fall out.
  • Fine jewelry can be cleaned at a professional jeweler.

Tips for Cleaning

  • Use only a soft brush, never sharp or hard objects, to remove dirt or particles.
  • Clean your jewelry often. Lotions, soaps and skin oils alter the optical properties of diamonds and gemstones, causing them to look dull.
  • Seriously soiled jewelry should be cleaned professionally.
  • Clean diamond jewelry with a soft brush dipped in warm water and mild detergent: rinse under running water.
  • Never expose pearl jewelry to chemicals or solvents and store each piece in a soft bag.
  • Don’t expose colored gemstones to chemicals, solvents or ultrasonic without knowing their specific cleaning requirements.
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