Jewellery Care Tips

December 2, 2015 - 1 min read

We don’t want our beautiful gold and silver jewellery to tarnish or dull over time, so it is important to care for each piece. Here are our top tips for keeping your necklaces and bracelets shining and safe.

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  • Ensure that you apply make-up, body lotions and perfume before you put your jewellery on.
  • Store your pieces in boxes that are lined with fabric in order to prevent scratches. Sterling silver should be kept in an anti-tarnish bag or cloth to prevent discolouration.
  • Wipe each piece of jewellery (with a soft cloth) after undressing to remove body oils, dirt and grime.
  • Have white gold re-plated or silver polished to maintain shine and lustre — at least once a year depending on usage.
  • Have your jewellery professionally cleaned and checked for loose stones or clasps — at least once a year depending on usage.
  • Keep your jewellery care plans/insurance papers in a safe place.
  • Keep your jewellery away from bathrooms and kitchen sinks where pieces could fall down the drain.



  • Have jewellery exposed to harsh cleaning chemicals.
  • Have jewellery exposed to chlorine.
  • Keep your pieces on when doing physical exercise, housekeeping or gardening.
  • Expose precious coloured gemstones to sudden temperature changes as this may cause fractures, cracks or discolouration.

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