How To Care For Your Freshwater Pearl Jewelry

July 06, 2020 6 Comments

Freshwater Pearl Bracelet with Silver Pewter rectangle beads and toggle clasp. You can find this bracelet in my Freshwater Pearl Collection at creativejewelrybymarcia.com

This is a photo of two freshwater pearl necklaces layered. they are single pearl necklace and three pearl pendant necklace.

Freshwater pearls are a soft gemstone. If you take good care of your freshwater pearl jewelry, it can be a long lasting treasure.

Pearl jewelry can be damaged by many chemicals and all acids. This includes perfume, cosmetics, hair spray, and even perspiration. Your freshwater pearl jewelry should be the last thing you put on and the first thing you take off.

Do not wear your pearl jewelry when exercising, showering, to the pool or to the beach. Yes, freshwater pearls are not as strong as some gemstones increasing the risk of damage if you wear them every day. But, if you take proper care of your pearl jewelry and store it properly you can wear your pearls as often as you like.

 

This is a photo of freshwater pearl earrings. These are leverback earrings. You can find these earrings in my freshwater pearls collection at creativejewelrybymarcia.com

Cleaning your freshwater pearl jewelry

  • Never clean your freshwater pearl jewelry in an ultrasonic or steam cleaner. 
  • Gently clean each pearl using a soft, damp cloth, microfiber jewelry cloth or chamois to remove surface debri that can accumulate when you wear it. You should do this as soon as you take off your pearl jewelry and before storing it.
  • If you have a strand of pearls and that are really dirty, I'd suggest taking them to a professional jeweler to be cleaned.

This is a photo of a matching freshwater pearl pendant necklace and drop pearl earrings. The chain is stainless steel chain. You can find this pearl jewelry in my freshwater pearls collection at creativejewelrybymarcia.com

Storing your freshwater pearl jewelry

  • Do not store your freshwater pearl jewelry in places where it can get hot. High heat can burn cultured pearls and cause splitting, cracking, and/or discoloration.
  • Do NOT store your pearl jewelry in an airtight package such as a plastic bag because pearls need moisture. If it's too dry, the pearls could crack.
  • Store your freshwater pearl jewelry in a non-airtight container when your not wearing it. This prevents it from drying out or sustaining any nacre damage.
  • You should also store your pearls in a soft pouch or wrap them in a soft cloth so they don't get bumped by other jewelry that may scratch them.
  • If you have a pearl necklace or pearl bracelet that is strung, you should lay it out flat when storing it.

 

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