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Care & Cleaning

Learn how to keep your jewelry looking its best, and how to avoid the costly loss of valuable gemstones. Our jewelers have years of experience cleaning and maintaining all kinds of jewelry, and their happy to share their knowledge with you.

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  1. Caring for and Cleaning Your Jewelry

    How to Clean Jewelry A diamond’s spectacular beauty is due to its light show. Diamonds make light reflect, show its many colors, and dazzle. To perform its magic the diamond must be clean. Diamonds are grease magnets. They will pull the oil from your fingers. Soaps and lotions add a coating that stops the light show. Dust and dirt stick to the grease and oils creating a lifeless diamond. Cleaning your diamond jewelry at home is simple and rewarding. Use a soft toothbrush and mild soap then rinse thoroughly with... read more »

  2. Strand of pearls

    How to Clean Pearl Jewelry

    Pearls are considered by many to be symbols of purity and chastity. But even symbols of purity get dirty from time to time. As you know pearls are produced when a mollusk secretes nacre to form a covering around a foreign body in its shell. Pearls are not as durable as gemstones produced by the heaving pressure beneath the earth’s surface. Therefore special attention should be used when cleaning them. Pearls should be the last thing that you put on and the first thing that you take off. Common personal... read more »