Putting on lotion, perfume, hairspray, or other beauty products.
At the gym working out.
Working in the yard.
For good practice every time you come home.
Store Your Jewellery Properly
Use a jewellery box, armoire, or displays.
Keep jewellery separate to avoid scratching.
Hang chains or bag them separately with clasp just outside the bag.
Make sure they are appraised and insured. (jewellery boxes are #1 target for theft).
Get your jewellery professionally cleaned often.
Clean Metals using a polishing cloth.
Clean Diamonds and precious gemstones with commercial jewellery cleaner.
Be careful, some gemstones and jewellery require special care.
Free jewellery cleaning and inspection available.
Special Care Gemstones and Jewellery
Emeralds- Emeralds are durable but because of natural internal characteristics it requires special care. Emeralds should not be exposed to extreme heat. Brush using cold water.
Jade- Wipe with a damp cloth then dry thoroughly. Avoid hot water, chemicals, ultrasonic cleaners, and steamers.
Marcasite- These stones are set with jeweler cement. Soaking and exposure to heat can loosen the stones. Wipe with a damp cloth and dry thoroughly.
Opals- Soak briefly in cold water. Dry them thoroughly. Avoid extreme heat, hot water, ultrasonic cleaners, and steamers.
Pearls- Wipe your pearls with a damp cloth to remove perspiration, oil or any other residue. For regular cleaning, wipe with a damp cloth. Dry completely with a soft cloth. Avoid heat, hot water, steamers or ultrasonic cleaners along with cosmetics and hairsprays. Don’t soak in water.
Costume Jewellery- Costume jewellery often uses jeweler cement. Wipe with a damp cloth and dry thoroughly. Avoid Ultrasonic cleaners and steamers.