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How To Take Care Of Your Gold and Silver Jewellery

Many people now prefer to give personalized jewelry to their closed ones on special occassion, especially on wedding and anniversaries. According to the recent trend, it has also become a great way for lovers to show their love and affection to their partners by exchanging name initial necklaces with each other's name initials engraved on them.

Apparently, gifts are considered to develop a close bond between two people. The person who receives it and the the person who gives it, both feel sentimental and overwhelmed about it. Therefore, it becomes all the way more necessary to take good care of it so it lasts for a lifetime without losing its lustre, just like your relationship. You can consider wearing your monogram necklace like a picture locket showing off your affection every time you put the necklace on.

Jewellery is one particular thing in the world that never gets depleted or damaged and can lasts even for next 10 generations. Therefore, knowing how to take care of your start reading the below given basic jewelry care instructions.

DO'S & Dont's for cleaning Gold and Silver Jewellery


The basic and foremost step to prevent your name necklace from losing its lustre is to keep it wrapped in cotton whenever it is not being used. Leaving it open in a closed wardrobe or drawer can leave moisture that can cause dullness.

Make sure that you do not let your jewel piece come in contact with any kind of chemical. For example: if you are a regular swimmer, then avoid wearing your name necklace while swimming as the chlorine and other chemical substances present in the water can reduce the natural sheen from it. Chlorine is present in high quantity in the swimming pool and can affect the color of your jewelry.

Some regular chemical combinations can be harsh on gold and silver such as cleaning products. Also, remove your necklace while bathing, cleaning, applying moisturizers, hair sprays or even deodorants. Everything that you use on your upper body should not come in contact with your jewellery on application. Wait for 5-10 minutes after applying such things, let them get absorbed in your body and then consider wearing your necklace.

Make sure you remove your jewelry while sleeping or changing clothes to avoid any kind of breakage or ripping.

Silver usually need more cleaning than any other metal. It easily gets affected with the immediate environment. Therefore, it is advisable to remove all the fingerprints and light patches with a silver cleaning cloth regularly.

You can use mild soap or liquid gel to remove the tarnishing from your monogram necklace. Take a cup of lukewarm water, add mild soap to it and soak your necklace for a couple of minutes. Rinse thoroughly with clean water and dry completely with a soft dry cloth. Other than this home care method, you can consider getting your ornaments polished every 6 months by a jeweler or a product manufacturers.


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How To Take Care Of Your Gold and Silver Jewellery Reviewed by Gowardhan Doddi on 7/18/2012 02:30:00 PM Rating: 5

5 comments:

Ash said...

useful... thanks for posting!

SJ said...

very useful, maintaining the jewelry and cleaning them is a big hassle

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Readitt said...
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Readitt said...

thank you Ash and SJ

Anonymous said...

it is very good guide about Jewellery Cleaning

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