safe. For an extensive or valuable jewelry
collection, the surest way to keep jewelry secure is to purchase
a fireproof safe. Purchase a quality safe at a number of retailers,
from department stores to specialty safe dealers to pawn shops.
away from vents and grates. If your central heat or air conditioning
runs through underfloor vents, be sure to store your jewelry away
from the vents to avoid your valuables falling between the cracks.
your jewelry fits correctly. A safeguard against damage or loss is
simply to make every effort not to lose jewelry. If you experience
weight loss or buy a new piece, employ a jeweler to size your
jewelry. Make sure to check clasps regularly so repairs are made in a
in unlikely places. While a beautiful jewelry box might seem like an
attractive storage option, it's an obvious place for thieves to look.
Instead, keep jewelry safe in a kitchen drawer, a container under the
bathroom sink or another odd location.
appraisal. Having your jewelry appraised periodically to accommodate
fluctuating value is a good investment. If you choose to insure your
jewelry collection, an appraisal proves the value of your items.
jewelry. Check your home owners' or renters' insurance to see what
exactly it covers. If your policy doesn't cover lost valuables, check
into a separate clause or policy to keep your valuables safe.