How to care for your jewelry
All jewelry will naturally tarnish or change over time. Things like moisture, air pollution, and chemicals found in everyday cosmetics, gradually build up and affect the shine of your jewelry.
Good news, its easy to preserve and restore your jewelry with the following guide:
- Wear and Care with Intent.
- Remove your jewelry before engaging in activities that could cause physical damage, like swimming, showering, exercise, and carrying heavy objects.
- To ensure optimal care, put on your jewelry last when getting ready to go out, and take it off first when you return home.
To protect your jewelry from daily exposure, it's important to store it in a safe and dry place when you're not wearing it. Here are some tips on how to properly store your jewelry:
- Store your pieces separately to avoid any potential damage.
- Ensure that your jewelry is completely dry before storing it.
- Some metals, such as vermeil and sterling silver, are susceptible to tarnishing.
- While it's important to store your jewelry in a safe and dry place, the original packaging that came with your Ringcrush purchase can also be a great storage option. Our packaging is designed to protect your jewelry from the elements of daily exposure.
- Gently wipe the vermeil jewelry with a soft and dry microfiber cloth to remove any dirt, dust, or residue.
- If the jewelry is still dirty or has tarnished, an inexpensive ultrasonic cleaner can be an excellent tool for cleaning vermeil jewelry. Follow the manufacturer's instructions for use.
- Alternatively, you can soak the jewelry in a bowl of warm water and mild soap for a few minutes. Then, gently scrub the jewelry with a soft-bristled toothbrush.
- After cleaning, rinse the jewelry with warm water and dry it thoroughly with a soft cloth.
- Avoid using harsh chemicals or abrasive materials when cleaning vermeil jewelry as it can scratch the surface or damage the plating.
- Store vermeil jewelry in a safe and dry place when you're not wearing it to avoid tarnishing or damage from exposure to the elements.