Diamond Rings - Giving Them The Care They Deserve
By Peter Crump
While diamonds are, without question, one of the hardest, strongest and most durable substances known to man, diamond rings nonetheless require and deserves the right kind of loving care to keep them safe, and to ensure that they always look their best. Here are a few ways that you can lavish love on diamond rings.
Because diamonds are so strong – they are commonly used as cutting tools for perforating tough materials, including other diamonds – they can damage your other jewelry, so always store your diamond rings separately from other precious items. Diamond rings can even causes scratches to other diamond jewelry, so keep these pieces in their own jewelry compartment or bag.
And while the diamond itself might not be as easily damaged as other, less durable stones, a diamond ring is often most vulnerable at its setting site. Though the highest quality materials are used to hold your diamond in place, it can become dislodged during rough or manual work, so always remove your diamond rings before performing such tasks. No doubt your diamond ring is very precious to you, so it would be a dreadful shame to lose your stone.
Your ring can also be damaged by some of the harsh cleaning products
might use around your home and garden, so be sure to remove your diamond
ring before your spring clean too. Wearing gloves is helpful, but to
be safe, it is best to put your ring somewhere safe while you work.
can keep your diamond ring looking as clear and bright as the day you
purchased it by cleaning any build up of debris using a special jewelry
cleanser, or simply a mild household detergent. An old toothbrush is
ideal for getting into those nooks and crannies around the diamond
And finally, to keep your diamond ring in beautiful
condition, you can deliver it to your jeweller once or twice a year
to have it professionally maintained. The staff at your jewelry store
will clean your diamond ring and check for loose settings, ensuring
that your ring continues to look its very best.