The acquisition of a valuable pearl gem should be a pleasurable
memory for long. Therefore we have collected a few tips for your guidance:
- Pearl jewellery
should be kept apart from other jewellery in pouches or boxes to avoid
scratches or other damage.
- Pearls should
not be exposed to sunlight or the direct heating for long. The outer
shell may dry up, causing a change of colour or a loss of luster.
- Your should part
with your pearl jewellery during your daily shower of bath. The same
applies for swimming in pools or sea water. Normally, swimming pool
water contains a variety of chemical substances, the sea may not be
- Basically, your
pearl jewellery should add a finishing touch to your appearance AFTER
applying make-up and doing your hair. Don’t wear pearls on your
skin just after using body lotion. Cosmetics and pearls don’t
go well together. Deodorants, sprays, perfumes and creams contain
oily or bleaching substances.
- No need to wear
your pearl jewellery when you are busy with household jobs. Detergents
contain chloride or whitener.
- After wearing
your pearl jewellery wipe the pearls gently with soft tissue or cloth,
dipped in alcohol. Alcohol removes the remains of sweat, dust and
- The easiest pearl
care is this: place in lukewarm water for 15-20 minutes, 3-4 times
a year. A mild dishwashing detergent helps to remove dust and dirt.
Rinse with clear water afterwards.
- After washing
your pearls, leave them to dry on a soft cloth for 24 hours. Room
temperature is sufficient.
- Every 2-3 years,
pearls can enjoy a gentle rub with olive oil to preserve luster.