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Tips for your Jewelry care!

We all love jewelry and purchase them when ever we get to see a good piece and have money in our pocket. We Indians generally have a wide collection of jewelry including gold, silver, platinum, diamonds and other stones. The most important thing about the jewelry is that as these are metals and stones they need to be stored in the right way to last for long years. In some families the ornaments are preserved and passed over to generations and its the duty of the current generation to preserve them as they are not just a piece of metal, but a jewelry which has a lot of memories and stories to tell. Soย these Jewelry care is most important. ๐Ÿ™‚
Gold Jewelry:
ย  ย Gold is one of the most expensive metal in the wold. If you are born as a woman you will have at least a pinch of gold jewelry in your body, whether it may be a tiny nose ring or a earring. Once bought they last for your life time even though there are chances of getting scratches, dented etc, Little care can make your gold jewelry last with you forever.
  • Clean your gold jewelry once in a while. You can use your bathing lotion, shampoo or dish soap to clean them. Soak the jewelry in the any of the above said diluted in warm water for few minutes and clean properly using a brush and pat dry.
  • If your need to deal with chemicals like chlorine, make sure that your are not bringing your gold jewelry to frequent contact with them.
  • Always keep your gold jewelry in a jewel box, each jewelry in separate box or wrap each of them in soft paper or cloth to avoid scratches and getting tangled.
  • Often gold jewelry tend to get dented, broken. stones comes out etc, Give the gold jewelry to repair only to trusted gold shops
  • Try to remove the gold jewelry while you take bath and sleep, this reduc the damage on the jewelry.
Tips for your Jewelry care!
Tips for your Jewelry care!
Silver:
ย  ย  ย  ย Silver is another favorite jewelry among girls. The main reason why silver is most favorite is because it’s a cheaper and long lasting metal. If proper care given the silver jewelry can be used for long years.
  • You can clean your silver jewelry the same way mentioned to clean the gold jewelry.
  • One thing to be taken care is to completely wipe off the moisture content and oil content from the silver jewelry to avoid tarnish.
  • Compared to gold silver get tarnished quickly, so frequent contact with moisture, oil, salt, eggs, woods, even latex gloves tamper the silver quality.
  • Try to remove the jewelry when you take your shower.
  • Wear your silver jewelry once you apply your make up and body spray and remove it before removing your make up.
  • Store your silver jewelry separately covered in a tarnish free cloth in a box.

Platinum:
Platinum rings and necklaces are gaining its popularity.Being a strong metal its easy to care platinum jewelry. A good polish to the jewelry can remove all the scratches.Being the most finest and purest jewelry platinum is most expensive. Store them in a separate box. Clean them once in a while in jewelry cleaner and rinse in Luke warm water.

Tips for your Jewelry care!
Tips for your Jewelry care!

Gem Stones:
  • Diamonds are most precious and attractive among stone jewelry. Always Store diamond jewelry in a separate box not in contact with each other or other jewelry, being the hardest gemstone it can easily make scratches on other jewelry as well as on them.
  • Avoid wearing diamonds when you deal with chlorine bleach or doing rough work, it may damage the texture of the jewelry.
  • Pearls are extremely delicate and soft jewelry. Being an organic gem it tend to get tempered if exposed to chemicals or acids.( It includes your cosmetics, perfume, soap, dish wash etc).
  • Use a soft cloth to wipe the pearl jewelry after use to remove the dirt, sweat etc. Store the pearl jewelry in a separate box after covering it with a soft cloth or in velvet cloth.
  • Show your pearl and diamond jewelry to your jeweler once in a while to find out the damage or color fade if happened.
  • Always wear the jewelry post your make up and remove them before you remove your make up.
  • Avoid exposing your Gem stones to x- rays.
  • Remove your Gem stone before taking a pool bath.
  • The best way to cleanse the gem stone is to hold them in fresh running water.

Hope the above tips are useful for you. Preserve your jewelry, It’s your asset. ๐Ÿ™‚
 

46 thoughts on “Tips for your Jewelry care!

  1. Loved all d tips Laks ๐Ÿ™‚ Definitely trying dem to take more care of my jewelry ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. I have started collecting jewellery for my wedding from now only and these tips will help me keep them new as ever ๐Ÿ˜€

  3. Thanks for the tips! I’ll keep this in mind for the future. You know, for all that gold and silver jewellery my boyfriend will hopefully eventually buy me ๐Ÿ˜‰

  4. Beautiful post and thankx for such wonderful tips. I love jewellery and hoard a lot. This will come in so handy. Thank you Laks…….
    Hugs and love.

  5. I am really particular about my jewelry, I always remove them before sleeping and while taking a shower. Nice & useful tips. ๐Ÿ™‚

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