Moissanite engagement rings and moissanite jewelry have become increasingly popular due to their beauty and affordability compared to diamonds. However, just like any other piece of jewelry, moissanite rings and jewelry require proper care and maintenance to keep them looking their best. In this article, we will share some tips on how to care for your moissanite engagement rings and moissanite jewelry.
Clean your moissanite regularly
Cleaning your moissanite ring and jewelry regularly will help keep it looking its best. Here are some instructions for cleaning your moissanite jewelry:
Use mild soap and warm water: Mix a small amount of mild soap, such as dish soap, with warm water in a bowl. Place your moissanite jewelry in the solution and let it soak for a few minutes. Gently scrub the jewelry with a soft-bristled toothbrush, paying attention to any crevices or prongs. Rinse the jewelry thoroughly with warm water and pat dry with a soft cloth.
Use a jewelry cleaner: You can also use a jewelry cleaner specifically designed for engagement rings. Follow the manufacturer's instructions on how to use the cleaner, as each product may have slightly different instructions. A soft microfiber cloth to clean your moissanite jewelry on a regular basis. This will help remove any dirt or grime that may have accumulated on the jewelry.
Get it professionally cleaned: If your moissanite ring needs some extra love and care, consider a professional cleaning. Forever Ring can clean your jewelry using specialized equipment and techniques to restore its shine and luster.
Store your moissanite ring when you’re not wearing it
When not wearing your moissanite jewelry, it's essential to store it separately from other jewelry.
1. Use a jewelry box or pouch: Store your moissanite ring in a jewelry box or pouch to protect it from scratches, dust and other damage. If possible, choose a box or pouch made of a soft material such as velvet or suede.
2. Separate from other jewelry: When storing your ring, make sure it is separated from other jewelry to avoid scratches and other damage. You can place your ring in a separate compartment or pouch to keep it safe.
3. Take care when traveling: If you take your rings off at night, be sure to bring along a secure and cushioned container, such as a jewelry box or padded pouch while traveling. There is nothing worse than slipping it into a compartment in your bag or purse and not being able to find it.
Avoid Harsh Chemicals
To keep your moissanite ring looking beautiful, it's important to avoid exposing it to harsh chemicals that can damage the setting or stone. Here are some tips to help you care for your moissanite ring:
Remove your ring when cleaning: When you're cleaning your home, doing dishes, or using any cleaning products that contain harsh chemicals, it's best to remove your ring to prevent any damage.
Avoid wearing your ring during physical activities: Activities such as sports, gardening, and other manual labor may cause accidental damage or unnecessary wear and tear, and can also expose it to chemicals. Take off your ring before participating in any strenuous activity. This also safeguards your health in case of injury.
Inspecting your engagement ring is an important part of maintaining its condition and ensuring that it stays beautiful and secure for years to come. Here are some steps you can follow to inspect your engagement ring:
Look for damage: Inspect your ring for any signs of damage, such as cracks, chips, or scratches. Pay special attention to the prongs that hold the stone in place, as they can become loose over time.
Inspect the ring setting and stones: Inspect the setting of the ring to make sure it's secure. Look for any signs of wear or damage that could cause the stone to become loose.
Consider getting it professionally inspected: If you're not sure how to inspect your ring, or if you're concerned that there may be a problem, contact Forever Ring for an inspection. We can identify any issues and provide recommendations for repair or maintenance.