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Jewelry Care

Jewelry Care

General Rules of all Jewelry care

  • Avoid direct contact with beauty products such as perfume, hairspray, deodorant and makeup.
  • Always remove your jewelry before going to bed, swimming, bathing or showering.
  • Clean your jewelry- wipe with a soft, moist cloth and ensure the piece is dried well. Avoid harsh detergents and never use jewelry cleaner on fashion pieces. Polish gently and avoid vigorous rubbing. 
  • It is good to store each piece separately. The best way to store your necklaces is to hang them or place in an air tight or fabric bag. 

How to care for your Sterling Silver 

Tarnishing on Sterling Silver is completely natural. Be sure to use your jewelry polishing cloth to restore its shine and luster. When not in use, be sure to store it in a dark, cool place in an airtight packet or cloth pouch.

How to care for your Gold-Plated jewelry

If your jewelry is made with gold plating, it will tarnish with time and with use and exposure to sweat, water, perfume, chemicals, creams and lotions. Store your gold plated jewelry in a soft, cool, dark place in an air-tight packet or cloth bag to make it last longer. Do not use in water and avoid using in activities that produce sweat. 

How to care for your Gold Vermeil Jewelry

The base metal used for making gold vermeil is sterling silver so yes gold vermeil jewelry can tarnish but the good news is that this darkening is only a thin layer on the surface of the metal and can easily be removed and polished off. Store in a cool, dry place out of any direct sunlight. Avoid use of perfume, creams, chemicals and lotions with gold vermeil Jewelry. Do not use in water and avoid using in activities that produce sweat. 

How to care for your Gold filled Jewelry

Gold filled jewelry can last a very long time, but it is heavily dependent on several lifestyle and environmental factors. Following the general care instructions above is a must. Gold filled jewelry can be worn in the shower but it is not recommended to wear in a pool/hot tub with harsh liquid chemicals. Gold filled jewelry is similar to solid gold and can get scratched and dirty with normal wear so be sure to keep away from hard surfaces to prevent scratching. Keep gold filled jewelry looking new by gently polishing with a jewelry polishing cloth.

How to care for your Solid Gold Jewelry

Polish gently as solid gold can scratch. Store in a cool, dry place out of any direct sunlight.

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