It is not difficult to keep your new beaded jewelry piece
looking beautiful for years to come. Proper
care not only helps prevent damage or wear and tear, but ensures that the beads themselves retain
all of their natural luster.
Good things come in small packages, especially when it's jewelry.
- Apply your make-up, lotions, perfumes, hair spray, etc.
before you put on your jewelry. Most of these can dull the finish.
- Don't wear beaded jewelry in the shower, swimming pool or while doing housecleaning chores. Harsh chemicals and
cleaning agents can dull or scratch the surface of some beads.
- While a little water won't hurt, a prolonged soaking could
possibly weaken the beading thread.
- Watches are not waterproof.
- For pieces with a magnetic clasp, remove by grasping the closure and sliding it apart.
Do not tug or yank as this can weaken the threads and jump rings that attach the clasp to the beaded piece.
- Your beaded piece does have some degree of durability, but it is
not indestructible. Be careful of where and how you wear your beads.
- After wearing, gently clean your item with a clean, soft
micro-fiber cloth. This will remove any skin oils and/or perspiration that may have
- Do not use commercial jewelry cleaning products.
- It is best to store your jewelry pieces flat rather than hang
them. Hanging heavier pieces could cause the beading thread to
- When storing your watch, pull out the stem to stop the battery and lay the watch flat. If your watch
has a magnetic clasp, do not store with the clasp resting against the back of the watch face.
- If you have a lot of jewelry, a good tip is to store each piece
in a small zip-lock bag or wrap in a tissue. This prevents your
beaded items from rubbing against each other which can damage or
dull the finish.