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Diamond Jewellery: Clean & Care For Your Diamonds 

Diamonds are treasured possessions and can be kept for years. It is said that cleaning your diamonds regularly keeps them new and fresh forever. 

All you need to do is follow a few simple steps and avoid somethings that you do with your jewellery sets. 

Here, we’ll discuss ways on how to reduce damage, prevent scratches and dullness from your diamond jewellery and let the sparkle speak for itself. 

Diamond Jewellery Care   

Before cleaning your diamond jewellery, it’s essential to understand the type of diamond and setting you have. Diamonds set in platinum, gold, or silver, all require different cleaning methods. But we’ll tell you the easy ones. For example, to start with, you can very easily clean your diamond jewellery at home with nothing but water and soap. 

We have a step-by-step guide prepared for you on how to clean your diamond jewellery: 

Accumulate Materials

For the first step, you’ll need a soft-bristled toothbrush, a small bowl, mild soap or dish soap, warm water, and a soft and silky cloth. 

Mix soap & water

In the next step, take a bowl and fill it with water, make sure the water is warm. Afterwards add a few drops of mild soap. Mix well to create a soapy solution. 

Soak & scrub the jewellery

Submerge your diamond jewellery in the soapy solution & let it soak for fifteen to thirty minutes. Once it’s done, use a soft brush to wipe the diamond and the piece of jewellery. Pay special attention to the edgy and curvy areas of the jewellery. 

Rinse & pat dry with soft cloth

Once you’re done with the above step, take the diamond ring or necklace and try to rinse it with warm water and wipe off any left solution. After this step, use a soft and smooth cloth to dry your diamond jewellery, paying special attention to corners & edges. 

Special Care for Different Type of Diamond Jewellery

Platinum settings

For any platinum diamond jewellery, make sure to use a mild soap solution & avoid using harsh chemicals or abrasive materials that can scratch platinum. Follow the steps & clean your jewellery carefully. Use light hands to clean the pieces of jewellery and soft cloth to dry them up. 

Gold settings

For gold diamond jewellery, mix 1 part white vinegar with 2 parts water & soak the jewellery for 30 minutes. Then, rinse and dry as usual. 

Silver settings

Silver diamond jewellery needs extra attention. Make sure to use a mild soap solution & avoid using harsh chemicals or abrasive materials that can tarnish silver. Use light hands to wipe the solution off and then very gently pat dry the jewellery pieces. 

Extra Care Tips

Do not use harsh chemicals

If you are a diamond fanatic, you already know to never use bleach, acid and other harsh containing ingredients on your jewellery. These things can damage the diamond and also cause harm to its original shine. Always use mild solutions and lukewarm water to clean jewellery. You need to store them properly & avoid exposure to harsh environments and components. 

Store jewellery separately with Regular maintenance

Store your diamond jewellery separately to prevent scratching or tangling. Store in a moisture free place, a jewellery box or a plastic carry on if you’re travelling with it. Make sure to clean your diamond jewellery regularly to prevent buildup and maintain its original sparkle. 

Extra Care for Your Diamonds

Not just this, try cleaning your diamond jewellery with proper care. This will help you in extending the life of your diamonds. 

Here are some tips on how to care for your diamonds in three simple Do’s & Don’ts steps: 

Do not wear jewellery during outdoor activities

Try not to wear your diamonds on the day of outings, adventures, hiking and cooking. Remove your diamonds everytime you go for outdoor adventures. This will ensure that they are not subjected to harmful environmental factors and do not get lost. 

Say ‘No’ To Extreme temperatures & Direct Sun Exposure 

Do not expose your diamonds to extreme temperatures. Although diamonds are not affected by sunlight or exposure because they are highly stable. Still, exposing them to too much sunlight may cause your diamonds to fade in colour.  

To wind this up in one statement– cleaning & caring for your diamonds is not a stressful task but is an important step to ensure your jewellery is safe & sparkling for the rest of your life. By following these above mentioned steps, you can keep your jewellery new and refreshing in the blink of an eye. 

Diamond jewellery is a precious possession that requires proper care and maintenance to retain its sparkle and longevity. Not just every once-in-a-while, cleaning & caring for your diamond jewellery isn’t a time-consuming task. 

You can also get your diamonds checked. Visit your nearest jewellery store & get a professional opinion. Never let your diamonds lose their spark. Keep your diamonds forever shiny and lustrous with a bling of love, luxury and elegance.