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Proper Care and Cleaning of Diamond Earrings

By Alexandra Gulkin Subscribe to RSS | June 20th 2012 | Views:

Diamonds have been revered for their rare and brilliant beauty for centuries and, as such, are among the most highly sought after gemstones in their cut and polished form as jewelry. With proper care and cleaning, a pair of diamond earrings can last for generations, being virtually indestructible. Here are a few tips for prolonging the life of your diamond jewelry.

Diamonds are Indestructible…Right?

While loose diamonds are among the strongest natural materials known to man, they can suffer scratches, chips or even cracks when treated carelessly. For example, it is widely known that a diamond is one of the few elements hard enough to cut another diamond. So it stands to reason that simply tossing a pair of diamond earrings into a drawer could ultimately lead to surface damage should they collide against one another. Granted, this is rare, but the point is that diamond stud earrings can represent a significant investment and, if you’ve gone to the trouble to seek out a fiery set of rare and brilliant stones such as this, it only makes sense to take extra care to ensure their continued beauty.

Wrapping your diamond earrings – individually – in a soft cloth before storing is a simple and effective way to prevent the occurrence of damage resulting from collision with other diamond jewelry.

Approved Cleaning Solutions

It is NOT okay to clean your diamond earrings with just any cleaning solution. The most assured way to clean your diamonds with the secure knowledge that you’re using the proper solution is to simply purchase a cleaner that is expressly labeled for that purpose. However, should you choose the “do-it-yourself” route, a simple solution of 1 part ammonia to approximately 8 parts water is a safe and effective diamond cleaner. Periodic professional cleanings are recommended, as well.

Regular Maintenance and Inspection

One of the added benefits of maintaining a regular at-home cleaning schedule for your diamond jewelry is that it encourages regular inspection, as well. This gives you the opportunity to verify that prongs, posts and earring backs are secure and in good shape. Diamond earrings should be taken in for repair at the first sign of damage or weakness in order to prevent the eventual loss of the diamond. It’s also a good idea to take your diamond stud earrings in for professional inspection from time to time. This can be done at the same time that you take them in to be cleaned.

With a little care and effort on your part, diamond earrings can maintain their natural splendor indefinitely, making them an investment for a lifetime…and then some.

Alexandra Gulkin - About Author:
Alexandra Gulkin is a reporter, writer and columnist in the jewelry industry. She is celebrated for her real-time coverage of trade shows, jewelry trends in diamond earrings, gemstones, events and secrets on where to find the highest quality diamond engagement rings.

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