Apr 28 2011
Your diamond engagement ring is a very precious symbol of your marriage and your eternal love. It is something that you wear every day no matter where you are and what you are doing. While it is true that diamonds are the hardest substance in nature, they can become damaged if you don’t take good care of them. Learning how to properly care for your diamond engagement ring can ensure that it really will last for eternity.
cleaning will insure that the maximum amount of light can refract the stones fiery brilliance. To protect your diamond engagement ring, follow
the tips below and remember to treat the stone as gently as you can if it is in a metal setting, as gold and other material can scrap the
1. clean your diamond engagement ring every now and again in a bowl of sudsy water with soap or mild etergent.After a few minutes, let the gem dry in air and then polish with a soft fabric;
2. if the diamond has accumulated dust, then brush the diamond with a worn, soft-bristle toothbrush from time to time, to remove dirt from between the crevices and keep its sparkle unaffected.
3. If your diamond engagement ring is really dirty, you may need something a bit stronger than soap. In this case, try a mixture of half water and half ammonia. Let the diamond ring soak for about 30 minutes.Then gently brush it with a soft brush.
4.Specialized Jewelers also clean diamonds and other gems with a small fee for you. They utilize steam or ltrasound. However, ultrasound can exacerbate internal fissures or flaws of a diamond, so make sure the diamond’s existing clarity remains unaffected.
5.To take best care of your diamond engagement ring, remove it when doing physical work. Although diamond is a very hard stone, it can be chipped and scratched easily.
Also when purchasing the diamond engagement ring, remember to ask your jeweler to guarantee that the diamonds in their settings are secure and fit to prevent the gemstones from falling out. The purpose of any diamond ring setting is to hold the diamonds firmly in the mounting and at the same time allow light to enter the diamonds for maximum brilliance.