Category Archives: Care & Cleaning

Care and Cleaning of Your Jewelry

Care: Separate your jewelry.  Place individual items in compartmentalized areas within your jewelry box or in separate containers such as plastic zip lock bags.  Remove all jewelry before showering.  Soap will form a film on your jewelry. Put jewelry on after applying makeup or cosmetics. Chemicals in these substances can dull the shine of gold […]

Allergies and Alloys

Sometimes, as jewelers, we are asked if our jewelry is made of pure gold. Technically speaking, only gold with no additives can be called pure. Pure gold (24K) tends to be too soft to be used for jewelry. So various metals that act as hardeners such as silver, copper, nickel, palladium or zinc are added […]