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Beads And Baubles: Useful Guidelines For Jewelry Care

Jewelry is almost always a wonderful gift idea for a special woman, especially if you don’t have many other ideas of what to get her. Read a few tips that are sure to make picking the perfect piece a whole lot easier.

You never want to use bleach, ammonia, or any other cleaning solvents that are not designed specifically for cleaning jewelry. Harsh chemicals can destroy the enamel, and ruin the stones in your jewelry.

Store your jewelry in a place that is not subjected to humidity extremes or open air. Trying putting them in a box with a tight-fitting lid or a bag that has a drawstring closure. Humidity quickly tarnishes both precious and non-precious metal. Precious metals are able to be polished and retain their luster, but the non-precious metals have a coat, and polishing will cause the metal under it to show through.

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Care For Your Jewelry With These Tips

Think about what jewelry means to you. Perhaps you need to question your knowledge about quality pieces and the various types available. The ideas presented here will aid in make you a more informed jewelry purchaser. You may learn how to give better jewelry gifts, how to wear and care for your own jewelry, and more by reading the tips below.

Do not use any chemicals on your jewelery stones. These chemicals can wreak havoc on your jewelry, from discoloring bands, to dulling stones, to eroding enamel or glue.

When you are putting your jewelry away, take care on how it is stored. It is recommended to separate the items stored by using compartments, boxes, holders and hooks. Avoid just throwing them into a box in an unorganized manner. This not only harms the fragile pieces, but it can also cause items, such as necklaces, to get badly tangled up …