Caring for your jewelery

You have that coveted sparkling jewelry in your possession and finally now you naturally want to enjoy it as long as possible!

This is done with care by there to go and making the occasional cleaning. Below are 5 general tips on how to keep all the jewelery neatly. This actually applies to all types of jewelry, whether it is gold filled, gold-plated, vermeil or silver.

* Do not wear jewelry when intensive work or during sports. If your work is going to do what you are quite busy with your hands like moving or digging the garden, do not wear your jewelry. This prevents unnecessary damage and scratches come your jewelry. During exercise you risk damaging your jewelry or worse, lose.

* Be careful with chemicals. If you come into contact with chemicals then, do your jewelry. Do not wear them while you clean zeemt or windows.

* Pay attention to perfumes and other cosmetics. Never spray perfume directly on your jewelry and try not to inject the skin comes into contact with the jewelry. Also with hairspray. When lotion yields do it before you do your jewelry to.

* Take off your jewelry when swimming and sports. Sweat, seawater and chlorine may have a negative effect on your jewelry. If you've been swimming or playing sport accidentally with your jewelry, then rinse thoroughly with water then.

* Store your jewelry tidy. Make sure that the jewelry can not damage each other, store them separately, if you do not wear for a while. A fun and beautiful way with our bracelet display. State also very nice in your home!

Gold Filled / goldplated / vermeil jewelry cleaning.

Gold Filled Jewelry not oxidize, will have less work to get shiny and clean again.

Do

1) Use a dry cloth
With a dry cloth, you stay well get clean your gold filled jewelry. Moreover, there is no water or other fluid is needed

2) Green soap
Clean with warm water and green soap a bath and brush your jewelry with a very soft toothbrush. Dry your jewelry then thoroughly with a cotton cloth. Do not do this too often because with every touch with cleaning products will be thinner layer of gold.

do not

* Vinegar, ammonia, or a hydrochloric acid bath. Gold jewelry show shines with ammonia or the like is not the best solution. It cleans quickly but also aggressive. Furthermore cause skin irritation.

* Brushing with a stiff brush. You can imagine that with hard bristles of a brush can be easily damaged something on your jewelry.

* Polishing. A gold filled jewelry is polished first and then plated with gold. A polishing takes off the coat of your jewelry. So do not!

925 silver jewelry cleaning.

If your silver jewelry bears much can happen that this will eventually become what dull or some attack comes your jewelry. This is called oxidation, this is a natural process in the material and silver including silver jewelry. Oxidation your jewelry is incurred by perfume, cosmetics and hair spray. But the acidity of your skin. This acidity is individual and depends on many factors such as what you eat, if you perspire a lot, using drugs, or you have drunk alcohol and more of these factors. Fortunately silver easy clean up.

Do

1) Silver jewelry cleaning with a cleaning cloth for silver jewelry
A silver polishing cloth is the best way to clean your silver jewelry. It is not always the easiest way because you sometimes long and sturdy brush before you get results.
Please note, a silver polishing cloth should not be machine, because then it becomes lost its effect.

2) silver jewelry cleaning with aluminum foil and soda
Place a piece of aluminum foil in a dish. Make sure that the aluminum foil comes across the edge. Then sprinkle some soda stretch on the aluminum foil in the dish. Add boiling water and then put your jewelry in this solution for a few minutes (the solution will experience). Then clean your jewelry with a slightly damp cloth. Then rinse your jewelry well and dry them with a soft non-lint cloth.

3) Silver jewelry cleaning with washing-up liquid
Create a soap with lukewarm water and a little liquid soft detergent. Then immerse your silver jewelry. Brush your jewelry carefully with a soft (teeth) brush clean. Then rinse your jewelry with lukewarm water and dry them with a soft non-lint cloth.

4) Silver jewelry cleaning with silver polishes
You can clean your silver jewelry with special cleaning fluid for silver jewelry. You put the jewelry in the supplied immersion corfje and let the liquid act a few minutes. Then drain the jewelry thoroughly and dry it with soft a non-lint cloth.

Don

* Vinegar, ammonia or a hydrochloric acid bath. It cleans quickly but also aggressive. Moreover, skin irritation can produce.

* Brush with a hard brush. You can imagine that with the hard hair from a brush you quickly damaged your jewelry.

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