How to Care for your Pearls
Pearls are precious
jewels and should always be treated as such.
1) They should not be exposed
to acid-alkali substances and high temperature.
should also be kept from direct contact with chemical substances such as perfume,
hair spray or to minerals such as oil and salt.
3) It is advisable to wear pearls to
keep them from drying out. The body's natural oils keep pearls
When washing or bathing one should remove pearl jewelry.
If pearl jewelry becomes contaminated with perspiration and dirt, use neutral
cleaning detergents to wash it and rinse it with clean water. Then use a soft
cotton cloth for drying.
Dos and don'ts:
Don't toss them in a purse or jewelry box where they can become scratched by metal
2) Do treat your pearls gently; keep them in
a chamois bag or wrap them in tissue when you put them away.
Don't expose pearls to acid-based hair sprays, cosmetics or perfumes, or clean
them with chemicals or abrasives.
Do wash them with mild soap and water when you take them off. This will remove
any traces of hair spray or perfume.
5) Always have pearls
strung with a knot between each pearl to avoid abrasion and to prevent loss if
the string should break.