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Caring Tips for Your Art Deco Diamond Jewelries

Art deco diamond jewelries were very famous since the 1920s. It was during the 1920s when there were a lot of technological advancements on how to cut diamonds into various shapes. There were already different shapes of diamond cuts, such as triangles, hexagons, and octagons that were included in various jewelry settings. It was during the art deco period (1920-1930), the ideal cut for the precious stone, emerald, was also done to diamonds. Invisible diamond jewelry settings during the art deco period were also perfected. Art deco diamond jewelries are so precious that they need to be cared for properly, for it to stay as dazzling and beautiful all the time.

Tips on How to Properly Care for Your Art Deco Diamond Jewelries

Gently Brushing the Diamond with Soap and Lukewarm Water

  1. Never store your art deco diamond jewelries together with other jewelries. Storing your art deco diamond jewelries together with other jewelries can cause scratches to your diamond. If you do not have any container for your other jewelries, you can place your art deco diamond jewelries inside a soft pouch or wrap the diamond jewelry with soft tissue paper to protect it from scratches.
  2. Before storing your art deco diamond jewelry, you have to make sure that your diamond setting is very well secured. You have to inspect or check all your diamond settings are not loose. If you notice any loose diamond or any part of your art deco diamond jewelry setting, bring it directly to your jeweler for the loose setting to be tightened and secured. Another benefit if you bring your art deco diamond jewelry to your jeweler is that your art deco diamond jewelry can be cleaned by a professional.
  3. Clean your art deco diamond jewelries every after use if possible. The tendency if you wear your art deco diamond jewelry, it will come in contact with your moisturizers, hairsprays, perfume, sweat, and other chemicals. Those things can cause chemical reactions with your diamond, which can dull the diamond’s brilliance. Diamonds can easily be cleaned at home. You can use lukewarm water with a few drops of ammonia or gentle liquid hand soap. With the mixture, you will then submerge or soak your art deco diamond jewelry for a few minutes and gently brush or wipe the diamond for extra cleaning. After brushing, rinse your art deco diamond jewelry with warm water and wipe it with a soft cloth. Always remember to use cotton cloth in wiping your diamonds, for other types of cloth can cause scratches to diamonds.