How To Care For Gold Plated Jewellery
It’s important that you know how best to take care of your jewellery after you’ve taken it to gold plating services to give it a new lease of life. Here’s how to go about it if you’ve just filled your jewellery box with gold plated necklaces, rings, bracelets and more.
Firstly, be mindful about what you’re going to be doing before you put your jewellery on. If, for example, you’re going to be doing some spring cleaning, don’t put your rings on or you’ll end up scratching the plating. And if you’ve gone for gold plating over a silver base, you can bet that you’ll be able to see that horrible scratch.
You should also strive to ensure that your jewellery does not come into contact with perfumes, oils or chemicals so always remove accessories before cleaning or getting ready to go out.
Cleaning your gold plated jewellery actually couldn’t be easier. Often, you need to use something like Silvo or Brasso in order to make your jewellery shine once again, but with gold plating all you need is some warm water and a soft cotton cloth. Only use a small amount of water and only use liquid soap if you absolutely have to. It shouldn’t take long – or much effort – to give your jewellery a new lease of life.
Storing your jewellery properly is also important, so make sure you have a good quality jewellery box at home to keep everything in a safe place and properly protected from the elements.