Hand lotions and other creams you slather on your hand may moisture your skin but also leave a film on the gemstone on your ring, causing it to lose luster. Outside your home, do not remove your ring to wash your hands in the restroom or to apply hand lotion-you risk losing it. Just proceed with your usual regimen. Simply do not slap on too much lotion.
Just as you protect your hands from harsh household chemicals, you ought to do the same for your jeweler. So do not drop bleach and hair dye on them.
Do not wear your jeweler into the swimming pool. Chlorine can be damaging.
Hard gemstones and precious metals can be cleaned with a mixture mild detergent and water. A mild dishwashing detergent will do. Use a super soft toothbrush or make-up brush to remove any dirt. (Do not use hard bristles). If necessary, enlist the help of a wooden toothpick to push embedded dirt away. Rinse thoroughly in warm water (do not forget to plug drain or use a strainer over it, or you’ll lose the item). Then dry gently with a lint-free cloth.
Softer stones and pearls, as well as quality costumes jeweler ought to be wiped with a soft, moist cloth. Do not use soap and try not to let them get touches hairsprays, creams and perfumes.
Ever wondered why your neck chain looks so dull after a while? Chances are you’ve been sleeping and showering with them. Soap and scum the chain while sleeping actually causes crimps. Remove your neck chain before sleeping, showering and also swimming.
By following my above tips, I am sure you will discover that your jeweler will always looking sparkling and shinning like new.
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