Caring for your pearl engagement ring

Always remove your ring before you take a shower, bath or go for a swim.

Pearls are a organic gemstone that are vulnerable to acid, alkaline and extremes of humidity. To preserve your pearls radiance it is best to remove a pearl ring before applying lotion to your hands or when applying hair products or perfume.

Pearls are exceptionally cohesive and shock resistant but may scratch when come into contact with sharp object or other gemstones.To reduce the risks for scratches, store pearl rings in a separate soft pouch.

Avoid ultrasonic cleaners. If your pearl ring needs to be cleaned, wipe with a soft damp cloth and a very mild soap and then wipe dry.

It is best to remove your pearl rings before performing any household chores which could expose the pearls to cleaning chemicals. Likewise, pearl rings should be removed before engaging in intensive activities which could expose the pearl to hard knocks or blows.

Expect a pearl engagement ring to develop a deep luster with time. Pearls are organic materials, and they will gradually absorb oils from the skin. Over the years, these oils will enhance the natural patina of the pearl. There is no set lifespan of a pearl, it all depends on how the pearl has been cared for over the years.

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