How to Take Care of Diamonds

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Diamonds, just like all items, need to be taken care of in order to maintain their luster and appeal. Using common household cleaners like bleaches, chlorine, or other substances of that nature can cause discoloration, pitting, or damage to the mounting or ring itself. Other substances such as hairspray, makeup, or even just general everyday wear and tear can cause your diamond to look dull, so exercising a little bit of caution with your stone is highly recommended.

A simple way to clean your diamond is to use a high-quality jewelry cleaning solution. If you don’t have something like that readily available, using warm water with a few drops of mild dish soap can also do the trick when cleaning your diamond. You’ll want to use a new soft toothbrush which will be used exclusively for cleaning jewelry from that point on to get to any hard-to-reach areas. The great thing about diamonds is that they’ll never lose their beauty once they’ve been cut, so some regular and consistent cleaning will keep your diamond looking just as lustrous as the day you bought it.