How To Take Care Of Your Jewelry ( Gold And Diamond ) At Home
There are many factors affecting your diamonds and you are not aware of it. Powder, soaps, skin moisturizers even oil excreted by the skin, all these factors leave a layer of dirt on your diamond jewelry but keeping your jewelry in best shape needs intensive care and simple instructions we’ll tell you about :
– It is essential to protect your diamond from strikes, heat from the sun and intense chemicals. For instance the chlorine in tap water changes the color of the diamonds and damage the stones making them moving in their places. So it is better to take off your jewelry while cooking, swimming and when using your hands.
– The other thing that could break diamond is diamond itself. So when you take off your diamond jewelry keep them away from each other in separate boxes to prevent frequent scratches that leave marks on your diamond.
– The easiest way to keep the glare of your diamond stones is to clean them frequently and there are 3 ways :
1 Sterilization bath
Place your diamonds in a small bowl filled with warm water and any kind of light sterilizer. Use a soft toothbrush to clean the stones till it make a slight layer of foam then rinse them with warm water and dry them gently with a cotton fabric.
2 Soak in cold water
Mix five proportions of water with one proportion of ammonia (you can get it from any pharmacy or super market). Put your diamond stones in this water for a few minutes then brush them and put them back in the solution for a few seconds then place them on a paper towel to dry them.
3 The quick sink
Buy a liquid jewelry cleaner and make sure that it suits your diamonds. Read the instructions carefully before you use it. Put your jewelry in the solution for a few moments then take them off. Do not use your fingers use tongs to hold them out of the solution.