Keep all your jewellery separate so that they do not scratch one another.
Remove all jewellery when swimming as chlorine may damage them.
Remove all jewellery while bathing or showering as the soap causes a soapy film on jewellery.
Protect your jewellery from damage by removing them while doing house work or gardening.
Have your jewellery checked and cleaned by a professional jeweller at least once a year.
Keep your jewellery out of direct sunlight and fireplaces as the heat can cause your jewellery to fade.
When dressing up for work or going out always remember to put your jewellery on last, as hairspray, make-up can cause damage to your jewellery.
Do not wear too many chains at once as they can rub against eachother and damage each of the chains.
When working with food, remove all jewellery as strong smelling foods can blemish the gold.
Try to clean your jewellery at least once a month by using warm soapy water with a soft toothbrush or buy a special cleaning product from your jeweller.
Wear your jewellery as often as possible as this keeps the metals bright.
Remove chains and bracelets when going to sleep to prevent them from breaking.
Check your jewellery for loose stones to prevent you from losing them.
Caring for your Pearls
Always remember that a pearl is a gem, which is organic by nature and grown in water from living cells of a living creature.
Do not swim with your pearls on.
Never expose to chlorinated water.
Pearls must be kept away from extreme heat.
Store pearls seperately from your other jewelery.
Store pearls in a damp linen cloth as this helps to prevent the pearls from drying out.
Always put your pearls on last when getting ready as make-up, perfume and hairspray can damage your pearls.
After wear, always remember to wipe your pearls with a soft cloth.
Remove pearls when bathing or showering.
Restring your pearls regularly.
Caring for your Platinum Jewellery
Clean platinum periodically in the same way you clean other fine jewellery –using a pre-packaged jewellery cleaner or by soaking it in a mild solution of soap and warm water then gently rubbing it with a soft cloth.
Have your platinum jewellery professionally cleaned once in a while.
If looked after properly your platinum jewellery should not need to be repaired, but, for adjustments, re-sizing, polishing and cleaning look for a qualified jeweller with a platinum trained bench worker.