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Service & Care

Anjolee offers complimentary cleaning and inspection services. Simply contact us to arrange this service at no additional charge. You can also use the following cleaning and preservation tips to keep your jewelry looking as clean and sparkly as the day you received it.

Perform Regular Cleaning:

Depending on how often you wear an item, it is best to clean it every few weeks. Jewelry items can become coated with a film when immersed in different liquids such as dishwater or even just by washing your hands. In addition, lotions, perfumes and skin oils can accumulate on your jewelry causing it to look dull and/or dirty. You have two options for a gentle cleaning; you can soak
and wash the piece in warm sudsy water using a mild liquid dish detergent and then dry with a soft, lint-free cloth to help restore luster to metals and insure there are no watermarks on stones, or you can use ethyl alcohol or household ammonia on a soft cloth to gently wipe down the jewelry. The method you choose depends on the amount of residue that is on your jewelry.

You want to avoid household chlorine solutions when cleaning your jewelry. Chlorine is a strong, harsh chemical that can alter or pit alloy metals. Jewelry can be considered an investment, so you should take care of it as if it is.

If after cleaning your jewelry, it still looks dull or lifeless, you may want to take it to your jewelry professional and have a professional cleaning done.

Properly Store Your Diamond Jewelry:

Even though diamond jewelry is very durable and tough, it is still jewelry and should be properly stored to preserve its original condition.

You can use a quality jewelry box with interiors made specifically to safely protect and store your jewelry. There can be separate compartments for each piece, keeping them safe from rubbing against each other.  The best thing you can do to safely store your jewelry is to take an extra step and wrap the item in a soft cloth or pouch and carefully place it in the jewelry box. Pieces of jewelry should never be allowed to come into contact with other pieces. All metals can scratch and remember, a diamond or diamond stone can scratch any other jewelry.