It is important to protect your jewelry, so it may last for generations to come.
To do so, precautions must be taken to prevent wear and tear from everyday activities and poor storage.
To keep your jewelry in the best condition, follow these tips:
Store pieces separately
Remove jewelry when doing housework or gardening
Do not clean with toothpaste, which may contain abrasives
Shield from Chemicals
Protect jewelry from household cleaning chemicals
Put jewelry on after washing and applying makeup or hair products
Don’t expose to chlorine, commonly found in swimming pools
And don’t forget to...
Store bead necklaces flat, so the internal string doesn’t stretch over time
Always repair any loose or ‘rattling’ stones before wear
Store silver in sealed plastic bags to reduce tarnishing from oxygenation
Do not soak pieces for prolonged amounts of time, as it may loosen stones
Don’t store near heating vent or direct sunlight, which may cause extreme temperatures