Jewellery displayed at a luxury store on Place Vendome in Paris. File photo/Reuters
Experts have suggested some self-care tips to help and protect different type of ornaments in damp weather especially in monsoon weather.
Gold jewellery catch dust and dirt very quickly when kept in a humid environment.
During monsoon one must use warm soapy water to clean gold ornaments.
When it comes to pearls jewellery, coral or amber, it would be advisable to keep them in separate boxes. Do not mix them with other gemstones as scratches are inevitable.
Gemstones need to be given proper care and attention. Pearls are delicate and direct contact with perfumes and sprays might damage them. If adequate precautions are not taken while storing them, it is likely to develop scratches.
Moisture can affect metal alloy used to make ornaments and cause it to lose its original lustre. To prevent this from happening, store your jewellery in a box with a sturdy exterior and a soft interior, which would do half the job for you by keeping the humidity and moisture out.
Meanwhile, the soft interior would save the articles from probable friction and help retain their natural sheen.
Over-exposure to air and humidity can damage your delicate silver. It's advisable to store silver jewellery in individual, air-tight bags with an anti-tarnish properties paper. These types of bags minimise air exposure and keep the jewellery new for a longer period of time.
Keep the jewellery away from water as much you can, since the contaminants in water can result in tarnished and dull looking silver. If your jewellery gets wet, take a soft cloth, dab the water out and blow dry the jewellery before storing it.
Indo Asian News Service
Gold prices rose on Thursday, drawing closer to their highest levels this year on increased expectations of a US rate cut, even as some investors locked in profits from bullion’s recent rally.
A delegation from Expo Centre Sharjah (ECS), headed by Sultan Shattaf, Director, Business Development & Marketing, will be heading towards Las Vegas to attend the jewellery industry’s largest North American trade event, JCK Las Vegas 2019,
The industry was hit twice because of the coronavirus, with export orders evaporating and then a shortage of workers caused by a national lockdown to stop the spread of the virus.
The social media giant said it hopes the machine will help lay the groundwork for its building of the metaverse, a virtual reality construct intended to supplant the internet as we know it today.
To send a tweet to your Flock, it looks like Twitter will display an audience option before you send it out, letting you choose between all of Twitter and your selected users.
This recipe makes the most out of just a handful of kitchen cupboard ingredients, like tinned white beans, a tin of tomatoes and a full head of garlic.