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Caring for Your Jewelry Tips

Posted On October 28, 2015 at 4:47 pm by / No Comments

Caring for your jewelry tips-

  • Remove jewelry to shower, swim, sleep, exercise or perform
    household chores.
  • Use perfume, lotion, makeup or hairspray before putting on
    pieces. Avoid chemical solutions and ultrasonic cleaners. They are too harsh for many gemstones (especially turquoise, bone, amber, coral and pearls).
  • Use a polishing cloth to revive metal components.
    Polishing cloths are impregnated with chemicals and should not be used on gem stones. To clean gem stones, gently wipe with a damp cloth. Do not rub or scrub or use soaps or cleaning chemicals. Many types of stones can be adversely affected by these cleaning techniques.
  • Do not store in direct sunlight. Store in baggie or box to
    prevent tarnishing/scratching from other pieces.
  • Do not pull or grab on the pieces, this could cause crimping or breakage of bead wire or chain. Crimps cannot be fixed,
    therefore the pieces will require re-stringing.

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