Your diamond and gemstone jewellery is an investment that will last a lifetime with proper care. Here are a few tips on how to care for your diamonds and gemstones, so you can enjoy them for years to come.
Store your diamond and gemstone jewellery separately:
Diamonds and other precious gemstones are hard, but they can still be scratched and damaged. So it’s important to store your diamond jewellery separately from other jewellery. The best way to do this is to keep it in its own soft cloth pouch or in a jewellery box with compartments.
Protect your diamond and gemstone jewellery from chemicals:
Chemicals can damage diamonds and other gemstones. So it’s important to take off your diamond and gemstone jewellery before using household cleaners, swimming in a pool or hot tub, or applying lotions or perfumes.
Clean your diamond and gemstone jewellery regularly:
engagement ring and other gemstones can accumulate dirt and oil from your skin, so it’s important to clean your jewellery regularly. The best way to clean diamonds is with mild detergent and warm water. Soak your diamond jewellery in the mixture for a few minutes, and then brush it gently with a soft toothbrush. Rinse your jewellery well and dry it with a soft cloth.
Professional jeweller for cleaning and inspection:
Even if you take good care of your diamond and gemstone jewellery, it’s a good idea to take it to a professional jeweller for a professional cleaning and inspection at least once a year.
Have your diamond and gemstone jewellery insured:
Your diamond and gemstone jewellery is a valuable investment, so it’s important to insure it against loss, theft, or damage. Talk to your insurance agent about adding an “insurance rider” to your homeowner’s or renter’s insurance policy.
By following these simple tips, you can be sure your diamond and gemstone jewellery will last a lifetime.