​Jewelry Care Guide

20th Mar 2019

All jewelry need some care and attention to be kept at its sparkling best. If you're not sure where to start, we're here to help you learn about how best to easily clean and care for your gold, sterling silver and gemstone jewelry. OORIGHT advices that jewelry should be checked approximately every 6 months to ensure gemstones are safe and prongs are secure.

Usage

Exposure to chemicals can damage or discolor precious metals like gold, silver and platinum, and may harm some colored gems. Everyday substances like household cleaners, hairspray, lotion, perfume or other cosmetics can contain chemicals that will permanently damage the surface of your pearls and other delicate or porous gems. Put jewelry on after that to avoid build up and damage from ingredients used in beauty products.Wearing jewelry while you shower can make it appear dull and lifeless. So please remove your jewelry before you shower and avoid contact of the jewelry with chlorine bleach, while in a pool or hot tub. Never wear your jewelry while doing rough or hard manual work.

Storage

To avoid dry rot and tarnish, keep it in a clean, dry, fabric-lined jewelry box is the best option. If you don’t have a jewelry box, save those free phone screen clothes and use the extras to wrap each piece of your jewelry individually. Store pieces separately that prevents jewelry from tangling or scratching each other.

Cleaning

Clean your jewelry regularly using a gentle jewelry cleaner or a very mild soap and water solution. Using a toothbrush or a soft brush, scrub gently behind the stone where dust and soap collect. Then just rinse and pat dry with a soft cloth. Avoid touching cleaned diamonds with your fingers. Handle clean jewelry by its edges.

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