Caring for Fine Jewelry
Protecting your Diamonds
Diamonds are one of the hardest substances known and polished diamonds are very sparkly however over time they can accumulate dirt and they need, from time to time, to be brought back to life and full brilliance, with gentle and effective cleaners.
It is very important to protect your jewelry from harsh chemicals such as chlorine. These chemicals can ruin the beauty of the fine ring, diamond, or gemstones.
It is important to remove your rings or wear gloves to keep chlorine away from your diamonds. Furthermore, hard water can cause build up of lime scale on your rings which is difficult to remove and causes the gold and diamonds to look dull and lifeless.
Clarity enhanced diamonds should not be exposed to corrosive materials such as acids, nor to extreme heat (over 1500 degrees). Fillings used to enhance diamonds can sometimes be removed or damaged by harsh chemicals or vigorous scrubbing, so take care when it's time to make your diamond ring sparkle.
Looking after the Setting
On occasion it is recommended to visit a local jeweler’s and have your diamonds tightened in their setting to ensure that they are secure in place, especially if alterations to the piece have been made such as ring re-sizing. Those tiny prongs can accidentally get caught on clothing or knocked just from daily wear and so to prevent especially small diamonds from coming loose, the occasional check-up is recommended.
In addition, white gold is coated with pure white rhodium and to maintain the beautiful white finish, it's recommended to rhodium dip your white gold jewelry every 1-2 years to keep it looking brand new.
Cleaning Diamond Jewelry
With occasional maintenance and care, you can keep your diamond jewelry as stunning as the day you received it from us.
1. Soak your diamond jewelry in a warm solution of mild liquid detergent, such as dish washing liquid and water.
2. Use a soft brush if necessary to remove dirt. Try to use a soft toothbrush so that you do not scratch the gold, as it is a relatively soft metal, and yet remove the dirt that has deposited on the diamond.
3. Swish it around in the soap solution, and then rinse it thoroughly in warm water. Make sure the drain is closed or when cleaning the ring place it in a strainer.
4. Dry with a lint-free cloth.