For long lasting beauty of gemstone jewellery pieces, the way you clean these pieces is important. Here are our favourite ways to clean and take care of your gemstone jewellery. This can also be used to cleanand maintain the sparkle in your gold and platinum jewellery.
Firstly, there’s no need to get a fancy soap, dish washing liquid is perfect. The best way to clean your gemstone jewellery is by using a bowl of warm water and adding a few drops of dish washing liquid. All you have to do is use a soft bristle toothbrush (that you aren’t using, of course) and scrub gently behind the stone where dust, and hand cream can collect. After you’re done scrubbing the jewellery, just rinse under warm water and then pat dry with a soft cloth. You can even use a hair dryer.
Organic gemstones such as pearls, coral and amber require extra special care. This is because they are porous, so care should be Taken not to expose them to chemicals, cosmetics and fragrances. They should also be stored in a cloth pouch or lined box. To clean your organic jewellery pieces, just wipe over them with a soft cloth.