Caring For Your Engagement and Wedding Rings
One question that many woman want an answer for is, How do I clean my wedding ring? Prevention is the best form of care when it comes to jewellery. You should always try to avoid wearing your wedding ring when you are doing activities that may damage or dirty your precious rings.
If you're a keen gardener then try to remember to remove your wedding and engagement rings before you go out in the yard.
If you're the sporty type, then you may want to leave the rings at home. It will save you from damaging them if you fall over on a hard floor or worse still, have them stolen while your playing your sports.
Other activities such as housework also present the danger of damaging your wedding and engagement rings. Household cleaning chemicals can cause damage to precious stones, discolouring them.
Caring for a wedding ring or engagement ring is especially important for silver rings. Silver is a soft metal so it is much easier to damage when you knock it against other surfaces.
When storing your wedding and engagement rings in a jewellery box you should store them in a separate compartment from your other jewellery.
If you have a diamond stone in one of your rings it can scratch other rings. If a few of your rings have diamonds then could find that you have two scratched diamonds.
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How to Clean Wedding and Engagement Rings
If you take care of your wedding and engagement rings from the time you get them then you will find that you can easily maintain them in pristine condition.
Cleaning wedding and engagement ring once a week should have them looking their sparkling best at all times.
Using a soft moist cloth, you can to wipe away any excess dirt and grit on your ring. Some rings, like silver rings, will dirty more than others and it's important to remember to be gentle with it.
People with expensive rings will usually take them to a jeweller once a year to have them thoroughly cleaned. When visiting your jeweller you can also ask them what is the best way to clean your ring.
Most how to clean a ring advice centres on using warm water and a household detergent to clean your ring. We suggest that you ask a reputable jeweller to give you his professional opinion.