A Guide on How to Care for Your Gold and Silver Jewelry

At Pageo Fine Jewelers, we know the importance of keeping our favorite jewelry pieces looking as beautiful as the day we bought them. Whether it's a gift from a loved one or a special treat for yourself, your gold and silver jewelry deserves proper care to maintain its luster and longevity. In this blog, we will share some essential tips from experts in the jewelry business on how to take care of your gold and silver jewelry, ensuring it remains stunning for many years to come. At both of our locations we offer free cleaning every day, stop in today to get your jewelry cleaned.

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Gentle Cleaning

Maintaining the luster of your gold and silver pieces begins with regular cleaning. For gold pieces, a simple solution of warm water and mild soap is ideal. Soak your jewelry for a few minutes, gently scrubbing with a soft-bristled brush to remove any accumulated residue. Silver, on the other hand, may benefit from a silver-polishing cloth to restore its shine without causing damage.

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Avoid Harsh Chemicals

Gold and silver are resilient metals, but exposure to harsh chemicals can tarnish and corrode them over time. Avoid contact with substances such as perfumes, lotions, and household cleaning agents, as these can accelerate the deterioration of your jewelry. Additionally, remove your pieces before swimming or engaging in activities that may expose them to chlorine or saltwater.

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Proper Storage

When not adorning yourself with your favorite pieces, store them in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight. Consider using individual pouches or a jewelry box with soft, padded compartments to prevent scratches and tangling. For silver jewelry, including anti-tarnish strips in your storage space can help mitigate tarnishing.

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Regular Inspections

Periodically inspect your jewelry for any signs of wear or damage. Check the settings and clasps to ensure they are secure. If you notice any loose stones or issues, promptly bring your jewelry to our expert craftsmen for professional inspection and maintenance.

Professional Care and Maintenance

Trust the expertise of Pageo Fine Jewelers for professional care and maintenance. Our skilled artisans can provide thorough cleaning, polishing, and any necessary repairs to keep your gold and silver jewelry in pristine condition. You can schedule an appointment or simply visit either of our locations to get your jewelry professionally cleaned for free at either location. 

By following these tips and tricks, you can enjoy the timeless beauty of your gold and silver pieces for years to come. Visit Pageo Fine Jewelers in the Boston area to explore our stunning collection of unique, high-quality jewelry and discover the perfect piece to add to your collection. Shop one of our locations today and find the perfect piece that fits your personal style, from cute rings to necklaces, bracelets, and beyond!

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