Aug 3, 2016

Safe Diamond Cleaning Tips From Guildhall Diamonds

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Here Are Some Safe Diamond Cleaning Tips From Guildhall Diamonds

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If you start to notice your diamond looking dull, it might be time to clean it. Grease on a diamond will cut down on the visible light and therefore reduce the fire, brilliance and even color in your diamond. If you start to notice your diamond looking dull, or lacking color it might be time to clean it.


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If you are a client of Guildhall Diamonds, you can have our professional experts inspect and clean your diamond. If you like DIY and are looking for a simple at home cleaning method, here is what Guildhall Diamonds recommends. You need to make sure that you do not use harsh chemical solutions or scratch your diamond trying to clean it with rough, abrasive brushes. This may seem like common sense, but people make this simple mistake all the time.

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#protip Sometimes even toothbrushes can be too abrasive and can scratch your diamond. It is best to use a soft bristled toothbrush with a jewelry cleaner or even gentle dish soap.
When cleaning your diamond, hold the diamond carefully with diamond tweezers and always wipe with a jewelry polishing cloth.

#protip Here is a great recommendation for a pair of quality diamond Tweezers:

When cleaning jewelry, always hold the piece carefully and use a fine brush with a jewelry cleanser. Refrain from placing in a home ultrasonic jewelry cleaning machine.

You can also purchase jewelry cleaning kits (like Sparkle Sparkle) that have soft cleaning brushes that will also work well, if not better than a soft bristled toothbrush.
Here is a great jewelry cleaner kit that we recommend called Sparkle Sparkle:

Here is what GIA Recommends for Cleaning
Diamonds can be safely cleaned with lint-free cloths, commercial jewelry cleaning solutions, and household detergents. You want to make sure to avoid cleaners with bleach.
Harsher cleaning methods are not recommended for household use. These include powdered abrasive household cleaners, ultrasonic cleaners, and steam cleaners.

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