Simple Tips to Caring For Your Gemstone Jewelry
Some of us ladies spend lots of time daydreaming about sparkly things but admittedly less time thinking about how best to take care of that glitter once we've got it - I myself is guilty of treating my precious stones less than preciously.
As we might all know, by definition, a gemstone is a mineral or stone suitable for use in jewelry after having been cut according to the desired design and then polished. Gemstones are available in every color imaginable. It can add the perfect compliment to your favorite pieces of jewelry.
Here we have some simple tips to caring for both precious and semi-precious gemstones jewelry:
3. If you will use a commercially made jewelry cleaning product, always pay close attention to the directions, again, WHY? Because not all cleaners are safe for all gemstones and, in order to maintain the beauty of your jewelry, it is important to carefully read the instructions.
4. Whether you are removing tarnish from your sterling silver gemstones jewelry or simply adding a little shine to your collection, always follow the manufacturer's instructions and consider alternative methods for cleaning your jewelry if necessary.
5. When storing gemstone jewelry, make sure to place it in such a way that it will not easily come into contact with other pieces from your collection. WHY??? If your jewelry were get tumbled around, the gemstones could be scratched or even broken (Jewelry Organizer is advisable, you can do it yourself according to your needs). Many natural gemstones are durable, but they can still be scratched and even damaged if not properly cared for. To ensure the protection of your jewelry, store each piece in a small zip-tight jewelry bag when it is not being worn. If you are a sterling silver lover, this storage method will also help to slow the tarnishing process.
6. To keep our gemstone rings looking brilliant, remove them before vigorous exercise or working with your hands. Some gem varieties might be damaged with a sharp blow. When removing your rings, don't pull them off by the gemstones, this won't damage the gem but it can, over time, stretch the metal that holds it in place, making the setting less secure.
Treating and caring your jewelry with the same respect is important. Hope what was mentioned above are helpful!