Taking care of Gold jewellery
Remove your gold jewellery before cleaning, showering or bathing, swimming and spraying perfumes.
- Avoid wearing gold jewellery while cleaning and doing household chores. Fine gold is a soft metal and will scratch readily if exposed to harsh chemicals and hard materials.
- Take your jewellery off while taking shower or bathing. The exposure to soap and chemicals can dull the gold.
- Take your jewellery off before going into a swimming pool or a hot tub. Chorine can also permanently discolour and damage your gold jewellery.
- Avoid using perfumes directly to the jewellery. The chemicals on the perfumes or spays can damage the jewellery.
Storing your treasure
- Keep your jewellery in a clean and dry place, such as a jewellery box or case that is fabric lined. When you purchase a piece of jewellery, you will be given a special pouch or case that is designed with the right finish to protect that particular piece of jewellery.
- Avoid storing different jewellery pieces in same pouch or box. Gold is a relatively malleable metal and can be damaged by scratches from hard jewelleries or gemstones. Keep your gold pieces stored by themselves in soft cloth bags.
Cleaning your jewellery yourself.
We recommend you to contact your local jeweller if you need to clean your precious treasure. However, you can clean it yourself at home with careful precautions.
Handle your gold jewellery carefully, as delicate pieces and gem settings can easily bend out of shape.
- Mix a few drops of mild dishwashing detergent and warm water in a small bowl.
- Dip each piece of gold in the mixture, 1 at a time. Do not pile all your gold into the bowl at once; the pieces might get scratched.
- Wipe the gold gently with a very soft cloth. Vigorous scrubbing with a toothbrush could scratch your gold. Rinse the gold gently in warm water until all traces of the suds are gone and the water runs clear.