Whether you buy jewelry for yourself or loved ones, get it as a gift or receive valuable heirloom pieces, you need to know how to buy, sell and care for jewelry responsibly. This article will teach you how to save money when buying jewelry and care for it effectively.
Keep your jewelry looking like new by wiping it with a polishing cloth. This is an easy way to get shine without chemicals and solvents. Use this two-sided cloth on your jewelry as though you were cleaning glass. Use the side that is designated for polish, and the other to make it shine.
Don’t clean your jewelry in harsh household chemicals like ammonia, bleach or turpentine. These chemicals can wreak havoc on your jewelry, from discoloring bands, to dulling stones, to eroding enamel or glue.
Watch how you store your jewelry when it isn’t being worn. You should keep the pieces …