Jewelry Care: Pearls
Pearls require special care to keep their luster. Follow these tips to keep your pearls in good shape longer.
Put pearls on after you apply perfumes or other cosmetics.
Place them individually in a lined wrap or in a jewelry box wrapped in tissue to avoid scratches.
Silk threads can stretch or fray.Be sure to have them checked at your jewelers. They may need to be re-strung.
Avoid wearing them in the shower, pool, or cleaning products.These can damage a pearl's luster or loosen the pearl from its post. Even simple hand washing can at some point cause damage to a pearls luster.
Special cleaning solutions are available. Avoid using ammoniated or acetone jewelry cleaners.