What is the best way to store jewelry?
Just as you have different ways to care for different types of clothing, from wool to nylon, there are also different ways to care for jewelry.
But how do you clean gold-plated objects? And how do you actually maintain your jewelry?
We asked Lele Sadoughi, one of J.crew’s former heads of jewelry design, about these issues to teach us the truth about how to properly store and care for precious jewelry.
How do Clean Gold-Plated Metals?
Metal veneers and panels naturally tarnish over time when exposed to body oils and other natural elements.
To preserve the gold coating of jewelry, we recommend that you avoid contacting it with hard materials and placing jewelry next to items such as perfume and hair spray after use. Use a dry cloth to polish your jewelry every few weeks.
How to Maintain Gold-Plated Metals?
The best way to store gold-plated jewelry is to store it in cloth bags to prevent it from being exposed to sunlight and scratches from other pieces of jewelry.
How to Clean Gold?
You can clean your expensive jewelry at home by simply pouring a few drops of dishwashing liquid into a cup of warm water and placing the jewelry in it. Soak the jewelry for 15 minutes and gently scrub it with a soft toothbrush. Rub and clean it.
How to Keep Gold?
The best way to store gold jewelry is to keep it in cloth bags to protect it from possible scratches.
How to Clean Silver?
Every few weeks, rub the jewelry, then wash it in cold water and buff it with a cloth to dry.
To remove tougher stains, add some baking soda to the water. Then moisten the silver jewelry and clean it with a soft cloth.
Maintenance of Silver Jewelry
The best way to store silver jewelry is to store silver jewelry in a dry and cool place, in a cloth or cloth bag.
How to clean your Rhinestones?
Rhinestones must remain dry. Therefore, using simple tools such as toothpicks or an air compressor can help remove any particles and stains that are attached to its walls.
Maintenance of Rhinestones
Keep such jewelry separately and you can also store it inside a cloth bag to avoid any scratches.
How do you Clean Pearls?
Whenever your pearls come into contact with acidic or dirty materials, use a mild cleanser such as a wet cloth to help preserve the luster of your pearls. If you have a necklace made of pearls, avoid pulling on your necklace string.
How to Maintain Pearls?
The best way to preserve pearls is to wrap them in a cloth and store them in it.
How to Clean your Diamond?
Wash your diamonds once or twice a week with a few drops of soap. And use a soft and gentle toothbrush to remove the remaining stains.
How to take Care of our Diamonds?
Place your diamonds away from the rhinestones to make sure they are secure and not easily damaged. Store diamonds in a cloth bag.