Simple Tips to Take Care of Your Gold Jewelry

We all love gold jewelry, so we understand the importance of preserving them. Here are some simple yet essential tips about how to take care of your precious accessories.

Once you buy gold jewelry pieces, some of which are adorned with precious and semiprecious stones, taking care of these high-quality items becomes a topic that deserves your full attention.

Gold jewels are the favorite accessories of men and women alike, so we should learn how to preserve them as much as possible. Refined, elegant, and shiny, they are suitable for all outfits designed with style and attention to detail.

Many consider gold ornaments to be true examples of perfect elegance, so they associate them rather with precious clothing items. Indeed, gold jewelry has sophisticated lines and achieves absolute beauty in terms of accessories.

All jewelry pieces need certain care and attention so that you can enjoy them at their true value. If you are not sure where to start, we are here to help you with some simple tips. You will find out how to best clean and maintain your jewelry collection.

Don't Wear Your Gold Jewelry All The Time

No matter what precious materials they are made of, jewelry pieces are delicate. You should take them off every time you work with chemicals or abrasives.

Also, don't forget to take off your jewelry when you go to bed. In addition to damaging them, they can damage your skin.

Give up your jewelry pieces when you go to the gym, hairdresser, pool, or to the beach.

Perfume, hairspray, body lotions, saltwater, or chlorine treatment affect the shine of your jewelry, so it is better to give them up in the situations listed above.

Your Gold Jewelry Need a Gentle Cleaning

As we said before, the shine of jewelry can be affected by body lotions, even the natural sebum of the skin. Therefore, in order to restore their shine, it is necessary to clean them from time to time.

Even the most delicate jewelry can be cleaned very well using lukewarm soapy water and a soft cloth or, in the case of larger jewelry, a soft-bristled toothbrush. Gold jewelry can also be cleaned with alcohol.

To restore their shine, you can dry them using a suede cloth. You just have to be careful, they should be perfectly dry that when you store them back in the jewelry box.

Take Specific Care of Your Gold Jewelry

Every time you buy a new piece of jewelry, ask the jeweler for advice on proper care for it. Certain types of alloys or semi-precious or precious stones require specific care.

The jewelry we wear is not just an ordinary accessory, but becomes part of the story of our lives, through the emotions or special memories it evokes.

Taking care of them means, above all, the possibility to keep them for a long time and even to pass them on to the next generation.

Pearls Need Special Care

The classic pearl necklace, which has returned to vogue without ever really going out of style, needs special care.

If you used to put it wrapped in a jewelry box or hung on a special stand, you should know that these are not the recommended ways to store pearls. It is best to keep their original box and put them in it after each wear.

If you frequently wear a pearl necklace, you should keep in mind that every four or five years you should take it to the jeweler to change the silk thread on which the pearls are placed, so as not to risk breaking due to wear.

Use a Jewelry Box for your Gold Accessories

In order to keep your gold jewelry pieces in optimal condition for as long as possible, it is good to keep them in jewelry boxes, away from sunlight or moisture.

In the jewelry box, place the more delicate pieces in special locations, where they can not hang or tangle with others, especially if it is fine chains or small earrings.

It is also good to put a piece of chalk in each jewelry box to absorb moisture and change it every few months.

Turn to Professionals In Difficult Situations

When it comes to jewelry maintenance, there are many things we can do at home. However, if you notice deep scratches on some parts, decorative or practical elements that sway (precious stones, locks), accumulations of residues in places where you can not reach to clean them, it is better to seek the help of professionals.

They will perform all the necessary operations for you to enjoy as long as possible the beauty of your jewelry.

Do not risk making various improvisations at home, especially when it comes to damaging the safety elements of jewelry, because you risk losing them.

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