Cleaning Your Vintage and Antique Jewelry

How to Clean Your Jewelry...Safely!

KL Marlette

How to Clean Your Jewelry...Safely!

So you finally have the precious gem of your dreams, but how do you clean and maintain it?  This can feel like a daunting task, especially if the item is a fragile antique brooch with gemstones or pearls.  How can you clean it safely? I am asked this question frequently and rest assured there are some simple solutions that will keep your precious gems clean and shiny! First, assess the piece.  How old is it?  What metal is it made of?  Does it have precious, semi-precious or non-precious gems?  Once you have determined this, you can proceed with the appropriate cleaning process. Lightly...