Here are our top tips to help you care for your jewellery:
1. Clean the stone regularly
Whether it's a ring, necklace, bracelet, or earrings, cleaning the stone in your jewellery regularly is the best way to keep it shining. As you wear your jewellery, dirt, creams, hairspray and even the oil from your skin can build up around the stone and reduce its natural sparkle.
Even if your jewellery doesn't have a stone (for example, like our Nothofagus Collection), it's still important to keep it clean.
We've done a whole article on how to clean your jewellery, available here.
2. Have your jewellery professionally cleaned
If your jewellery has a stone, it's a good idea to bring it in for its annual day spa with us. Cleaning is free of charge and can be done while you wait.
3. Remove your jewellery when doing housework, gardening, and exercising
Accidental knocks or bumps can chip or scratch the gold in your jewellery, and even loosen the stone from its setting. That's why we recommend that you always remove jewellery items before doing housework (especially dishes, or anything that involves chemicals), gardening, and exercising.
4. Store it well
Put your jewellery up in 5 star accomodation when it's not being worn. Invest in a jewellery box, and ensure each piece has its own compartment to avoid the risk of pieces scratching each other.
5. Take it off while sleeping
When it comes to earrings and necklaces, it's always best to remove them before going to sleep. If you move in your sleep, it can pull on on necklace chains which can cause the links to weaken or break. Moving in your sleep can also cause the back of your earrings to misshapen or become damaged.
If you have any questions about how to best care for your jewellery, we'd love to hear from you.