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How to Take Care of Diamond Jewelry

Diamonds are a women’s best friend, and are very delicate. It is important to take care of your diamond jewelry so that its brilliance shines for many years. Here are some tips that will help you take care of your diamond jewelry so that it can be passed down for generations.

It is crucial that your diamond jewelry is kept clean at all times, even if they are not being worn. If you happen to notice a loose stone in your jewelry piece, it is important to discontinue wearing it immediately. You do not want to risk that the stone will fall out. You will want to take it to your jeweler right away so that they can repair it. It is recommended that you take your diamond jewelry to a jeweler once a year so that they can check the settings.

When you are not wearing your diamonds, you want to make sure that they are stored properly. The best place to store your diamond jewelry is in a fabric lined case, so that they do not scratch. There are hundreds of different jewelry boxes available, in all shapes and sizes.

Cartier Ring In Protective Jewelry Box

Cartier Ring In Protective Jewelry Box

It is also important to take off your diamond jewelry when you are doing housework. There is a high risk potential that it could get scratched, or you could even lose a diamond. Also, there are many cleaning chemicals, such as bleach, that should never come in contact with the diamond jewelry. These chemicals can cause permanent damage.

You want to make sure that your diamond jewelry stays clean. Anything that comes into contact with them, such as lotion, powder and even perfume can cause film on your diamond jewelry. Even oily skin can cause problems to your diamond jewelry, so it is crucial that you keep them cleaned. It will keep them shining brilliantly. Here are a couple of methods that many use to clean their diamond jewelry.

A cold water soak can help clean your jewelry. You will want to make a solution which includes 1 part dishwashing soap and 4 parts very cold water. You can soak your diamond jewelry in this for a few minutes and then take it out. Clean with a soft brush, rinse in the solution again, and then drain the jewelry on a paper towel.

Vintage Cartier Diamond Earrings

Vintage Cartier Diamond Earrings

You can also clean your diamond jewelry with a jewelry cleaning machine. These ultrasonic cleaners will clean any piece of jewelry quickly, do an excellent job. There are many different styles of cleaners on the market in all different price ranges. Some major retailers will sell these types of jewelry cleaners, but the best place to find them is in your jewelry store. Since all models are a little different, you want to make sure to follow the instructions on how to use them.

It is important to know how to travel with your diamond jewelry. These pieces of jewelry can be quite expensive, and you need to travel with care. There are jewelry carrying cases that you can purchase them help keep your gems safe while you are on the go. These types of cases may have a few different compartments, but they are always fabric lined to keep your diamond jewelry from scratching and getting ruined.

You never want to leave your diamond jewelry on the side of the sink when washing your hands. It is really easy to accidentally bump the ring or bracelet down the drain. This is especially important when you are in a public place, as someone could grab it, or you even may forget it and leave it. If you follow these tips, you can keep your diamond jewelry in tip top shape and make it last a lifetime.

Diamond Care

Diamond Care

Jewelry Advice by Jewelrista.

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