Know Everything About Taking Care of Precious Gemstones
one of the most precious substances known to mankind. Their worth
alone is reason enough for us to care for them. A gemstone can cost a
fortune and one scratch or impurity can ruin there value. As strong
and durable as they may be, they can be scratched, dirtied and even
broken if mishandled. There is not much we can do to care for them,
but some precautions are necessary.
teaches us that no matter how hard a substance is, it can be broken
down to bits if applied some pressure at the right points. During
exercise, we sometimes strain our muscles at various points,
particularly our fingers. Therefore it is advisable to remove any
rings before attempting any strenuous exercise.
gemstones requires a simple knowledge about gemstones. There are
generally two kinds of gemstones; transparent and opaque. Transparent
gemstones will make dust visible even if it gathers behind the stone
on the ring or any form of jewelry that holds them. These are mostly
single crystal stones and therefore application of water will not
affect them too much. The use of a soaked cloth to clean the dust
gather behind the stone is therefore not a bad move. You may even use
a brush to clean the dust if you like.
opaque gemstones or organic gemstones
are affected by water or any chemical substance. These are usually
porous and will allow the water or chemical to flow inside the
gemstone. Once inside they can either build up inside, make the stone
loose its color or even cause it to crack. Therefore these kind of
gemstones should be kept away direct contact with any kind of
chemical in sprays, cosmetics and even from water.
advanced methods using certain technology to help clean gemstones. Expert
jewelers and dealers are well-versed with all these methods and
know how to clean each specific kind of gemstone. Therefore it is
advised that you do not do the cleaning yourself and rather, have it
done by someone who knows more about how to deal with them. If you
can afford to buy a gemstone, why not spend a little more money on
keeping them safe and clean?
hard materials. In contact with some other gemstone or the metals
which contain them such as gold, they can crack each other or the
metal. Therefore care must be taken with jewelry how it is kept and
handled. Jewelry is expensive and valuable, especially those with precious
gemstones in them, therefore they should be treated with care.