Daily Care Advice for Pearl Jewelry from MIKIMOTO

Mar 13, 2010

Pearls are organic gemstones that are vulnerable to acid, alkaline and different humidity levels. Perfume and hairspray, which contain alcohol and harmful acids, should be avoided on the areas where pearls are worn.

Perspiration can also harm the beauty of pearls, dulling their beautiful luster. Therefore, after wearing them, they should be wiped with a damp (not wet), soft cloth or a silicon cloth.

Be careful not to dip pearls in water or wear them while bathing, as water can weaken the silk thread. Do not leave them in direct sunlight or expose them to high temperatures. If pearls happen to come into contact with substances such as vinegar, fruit juices or detergents, immediately wipe that substance off.

Even though pearls are exceptionally cohesive and shock-resistant, they rank only 3.5 to 4.5 on the Mohs hardness scale, so they may be scratch by contact with sharp objects or other gemstones.

King Jewelers Nashville” href=”http://www.jewelrykings1912.com” target=”_blank”>King Jeweler’s Nashville is a proud authorized agent for Mikimoto pearls and Mikimoto pearl jewelry Nashville. For more information, please visit www.MikimotoAmerica.com.

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