Jewellery has indeed been an integral part of human culture and history for thousands of years. It holds significant cultural, social, and personal value across different civilizations and time periods.
Jewellery is more than just an accessory; It has emotional significance for most people. Whether you have a large collection of jewelry, a few pieces, or just a few, proper care and maintenance is important to ensure that your jewelry stays beautiful and lasts for years to come.
Jewellery maintenance is very difficult, particularly when it is constructed of various materials. Be cautious when cleaning, handling, and storing your jewellery, whether it's made of diamonds, pearls, or precious metals. Your jewellery will retain its appeal and worth if you take good care of it.
General Jewellary care tips: - What to do
Clean gently with water & mild liquid soap.
Apply perfumes, lotions, and hairspray before putting on your jewelry to prevent chemical buildup.
Clean your jewelry regularly to remove dirt, oils, and residue. Use a soft, lint-free cloth or a jewelry cleaning solution appropriate for the specific metal and gemstones.
Use soft, clean brushes: cotton makeup pads or clean cotton clothes.
Store it in individual plastic zipper bags to protect it from tarnish & scratches.
Remove jewellery while cooking, cleaning and washing up.
Have your fine jewellery professionally cleaned & checked 1-2 times /year.
Take it off when you go to bed.
What not to do :-
Don’t use cleaners with sulfamic acid or thiourea.
Don’t use toothpaste or baking soda to "polish".
Don’t wear your jewellery to bed, in the shower, in the pool, exercise, or while gardening.
Don’t use paper towels or other wood fiber materials.
Don’t Assume your jewellery is indestructible, no matter what it's made from or how much it cost. proper care will help it last.