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How to Clean Your Jewelry

Posted on Tuesday, May 20th, 2014 at 12:33 pm by Administrator


Here at Lake Oswego Jewelers we carry Connoisseurs Jewelry Cleaner - the global market leader in jewelry care, with its brand established in over 60 nations throughout the world, from North America to Europe to Asia .Connoisseurs is known for its product innovation, and has transformed the jewelry care industry with such new products as the Jewelry WipesJewelry Quick CleanserSilver Wipes, and the Sonic Jewelry Cleaners. Its latest product, the Diamond Dazzle Stik, is the most successful product launch in the company’s history. Virtually all Connoisseurs products are manufactured in the company’s state-of-the-art facility in Woburn, Massachusetts, a suburb of Boston. With the help of custom-designed machinery—and Connoisseurs’ own commitment to excellence—the company meets the most exacting standards of quality.
Jewelry Cleaning Tips:

Tip #1 – When to Clean Jewelry 

Before dressing, take a look at your jewelry. Check if rings, earrings, bangles or pendants need cleaning or a quick touch up. If time permits, clean your jewelry with a Connoisseurs Jewelry Cleaner.  Or, if time is short, give your jewelry a quick touch-up with Connoisseurs Jewelry Wipes or Connoisseurs Quick Jewelry Cleanser.  Cleaning with any of the above products will make your jewelry sparkle like new. 

Tip #2 – How to Clean a Diamond Ring 

Think about your cherished diamond ring. You probably wear it every day, and perhaps have wondered, what is the best way to clean a diamond ring?

Connoisseurs Diamond Dazzle Stik
  cleans diamonds so they sparkle like new.  Diamond Dazzle Stik is easy to use, portable & attractive.

Tip #3 – Unsafe Cleaners for Jewelry 

DIY jewelry cleaner using household cleaners, such as toothpaste, ammonia and glass cleaners, are not effective nor are they safe for cleaning jewelry.   Jewelry cleaning products made by Connoisseurs are specially formulated to safely clean jewelry.  

Tip #4 – Which Cleaner to Use 

Choose the proper jewelry cleaning treatment. Professional jewelers recommend having a selection of jewelry cleaners on hand to clean gold, silver, diamonds, precious stones, pearls, delicate or costume jewelry. Visit our jewelry cleaning chart, which shows the appropriate jewelry cleaner to use by the type of metal and gemstones. 

Tip #5 – What Professional Jewelers Recommend 

Clean your jewelry like a professional with Connoisseurs jewelry cleaning products. For generations, professional jewelers have been using Connoisseurs products to clean jewelry and watches. They know our cleaners are formulated to safely and effectively clean every type of jewelry. Most Connoisseurs products bear the "Good Housekeeping Seal" - your assurance they are safe and will perform as stated.

Tip #6 – Best Jewelry Cleaners for Travel 

We recommend traveling with a jewelry cleaner for quick touch ups. Connoisseurs Jewelry Wipes or the Diamond Dazzle Stik are easy to use, safe for cleaning your jewelry, and are compact so they  fit in your purse, glove compartment or carryon luggage. 

Tip #7 – Traveling with Jewelry 

Avoid tangled necklaces and unwanted scratches on your jewelry by keeping it safe and secure in one of Connoisseurs soft-sided jewelry organizers.

The Clutch
 or Carry All are ideal for traveling or jewelry storage at home. Both are designed to provide the security of knowing your valuables are neatly tucked away in individual compartments. 

Tip #8 – Cleaning Silver Jewelry 

What is the best way to clean silver jewelry?
Silver jewelry has its own unique jewelry care needs, especially considering that tarnish builds up over time.

Connoisseurs Silver Jewelry Cleaner is a liquid dip formulated to safely clean and remove tarnish instantly from sterling silver jewelry such as bracelets, chains, rings, earrings and other jewelry items that are not embellished with stones or painted/antique pieces.

A convenient way to clean and polish silver jewelry is with a Connoisseurs UltraSoft® Jewelry Polishing Cloth.  It works nicely on less intricate jewelry items (including watches) whether silver or sterling silver.  The Connoisseurs silver jewelry polishing cloth contains an exclusive formula that removes tarnish and leaves behind a protective shield to discourage tarnish from reappearing, while renewing silver’s unique luster.

Tip #9 – Follow Instructions

When using Connoisseurs jewelry cleaning products, be sure to read and follow instructions as provided.

Proper use will ensure the best results and appropriate care of your jewelry