Like any precious heirloom, pearl jewelry will require some care to
preserve its freshness and beauty.
Occasionally clean the pearls gently with a cloth dipped in alcohol
diluted with warm water, or in mild soapy water. Then rinse the cloth in
fresh water and wipe the pearls clean. Dry them with a soft cloth.
The following hints will help you keep
your pearls looking their lustrous best.
Wait until after applying makeup, perfume, and hairspray to put on
jewelry. Some chemicals may harm jewelry.
Donít allow pearls to rub against harder gems.
Before putting pieces away, wipe the pearl jewelry softly with a clean
For storage, keep the pearl jewelry wrapped in a soft cloth and
protected from abrasive objects.
Important note for pearl strand
necklaces and bracelets.
Strands will need restringing from time to time, depending on how often
they are worn. Consult with your jeweler annually on restringing.
See our pearl information page for
more information about pearls.