Store your diamonds carefully to keep them sparkling and chip-free

Diamond jewelry that is not being worn, or diamonds that are loose, should be stored in a fabric-lined jewel case, or in a jewelry box where they can be kept separate from other jewelry.

  • Use specially designed jewelry boxes to store diamond rings, diamond stud earrings, bracelets, necklaces, or brooches. Each piece should have its own compartment.
  • Never store diamonds jumbled up with other softer gemstones such as pearls. Diamonds may scratch other gemstones and damage them.
  • When storing in ordinary boxes or drawers, wrap each piece of jewelry separately in tissue or soft lint-free cloth.
  • Hang necklaces, chains, and bracelets, rather than storing them bunched up or looped.
  • Don’t store diamond pendants on a chain. Remove them and store them separately, wrapped in tissue.
  • Don't temporarily stow your diamond ring on the rim of a sink when you remove it to wash your hands. It can easily slip down the drain.
  • Never leave diamond jewelry, especially if it has sentimental value, such as a diamond engagement ring, lying around on a counter, dresser, or table where it can easily be knocked off. Place it in your jewelry box or in a special recess in a drawer when you need to take it off for chores, so you'll always know where it is.

Also check out cleaning tips tips and diamond wearing tips.

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