Jewelry Cleaning 101: How To Clean Pearls
When you are buying or selling precious jewelry, doing your homework can have its benefits. This can make it hard to know where to start.
Don't use harsh chemicals like turpentine or bleach to clean jewelry. These chemicals can wreak havoc on your jewelry, from discoloring bands, to dulling stones, to eroding enamel or glue.
Jewelry is best stored in an area with low humidity. It's best to store it in a closed box, like a jewelry box, or a drawstring bag. Air and humidity will make the metals in jewelry tarnish. Precious metals can... [Read more…]