It's happened to all of us. You see a fabulous piece of jewelry that you must have so you buy it. You love it so much that you wear it every day until one day you realize that it doesn't have the same sparkle that it had when you first bought it. You despair because you can't bear the thought of looking like a hobo every time you wear you favorite bauble. But what choice do you have? It's either that, or take it out of rotation.
But wait! There is another alternative. All you have to do is follow the tips below and you can wear you favorite piece of jewelry as much as you want. Enjoy!
APPLY LOTION, COSMETICS, HAIRSPRAY, PERFUME, SELF-TANNER ETC. BEFORE PUTTING ON YOUR JEWELRY
SELECT YOUR JEWELRY FOR THE DAY BASED ON THE ACTIVITIES YOU HAVE SCHEDULED
REMOVE YOUR JEWELRY BEFORE BATHING, SWIMMING OR USING A HOT TUB
WIPE EACH PIECE WITH A CLEAN SOFT CLOTH TO REMOVE OILS AND PERSPIRATION AFTER TAKING OFF YOUR JEWELRY, TO KEEP IT LOOKING LIKE NEW
STORE IN A FABRIC-LINED BOX, SEPARATELY OR INDIVIDUALLY-WRAPPED IN TISSUE TO PREVENT SCRATCHES AND TARNISH
TREAT EACH PIECE AS IF IT WERE A FAMILY HEIRLOOM, ESPECIALLY WHEN YOU'RE TRAVELLING-USE A HARD CASE TO PREVENT DAMAGE
WEAR JEWELRY WHEN DOING PHYSICAL WORK SUCH AS HOUSEKEEPING, GARDENING OR EXERCISE
EXPOSE JEWELRY TO HOUSEHOLD OR OTHER CLEANING PRODUCTS, ESPECIALLY PLATED JEWELRY
USE ABRASIVE FABRICS OR TOOLS TO CLEAN YOUR JEWELRY; USE A SOFT DRY CLOTH OR SOFT BRISTLED BRUSH
OVER-EXPOSE YOUR JEWELRY TO ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS LIKE HEAVY RAIN, SNOW, OR SUNLIGHT