It is easy to buy yourself some expensive accessories that have precious stones in them and then forget about all of the money you invested in it and how you should take care of it. Every piece with a precious stone will need maintenance if you want I to maintain the same luster that it showed on the day that you bought it. Here are some helpful tips on how you can do that easily.
Get it insured
If you buy diamonds for a ring which is the most common form of pieces with precious stones, or if it is any other piece, make sure that you get it insured. There is damage that can happen to the piece of the unfortunate incident of theft in which case you need to be prepared. You are putting down a lot of capital on your purchase and therefore, it is completely the right decision to put down a little bit more cash on insurance which will pay off in the long run.
Keep it clean
Even if you buy antique diamonds for sale Hong Kong you need to do some work of your own after purchase that will ensure the original condition of the piece will last a long time. It will be prone to wear and tear somewhere down the line but you can minimize this if you try. You can clean your pieces by using a mixture of slightly warm water and a very mild dishwashing liquid which has been diluted. You can soak your piece in this mixture and use a soft bristled toothbrush to gently give it a scrub. This will remove any dirt and sweat that can get accumulated on the piece.
Avoid harsh chemicals
Do not wear your pieces even by accident if you are going to washing dishes and scrubbing the house down. The harsh chemicals used in detergents and cleaning chemicals such as disinfectant or bleach can harm the setting and the sparkle in your piece. It is best to avoid overly hot water as well.
Visit your seller for maintenance
You are recommended to visit you seller for maintenance for the piece at least two times a year. During these checkups the seller will check the prongs in the setting to see if anything needs to be redone because with time the setting might become loose and you will lose your precious stones. They will also be able to let you know if the rock itself has been damaged and possible advise you on how and why it happened and what you need to do to stop any further damage from happening.