Pearl

buyers guide

Care

Pearls should be cleaned after every wearing with a soft, dry or damp cloth. Perfume, cosmetics and hair spray should be applied before wearing pearls. Avoid any contact with alcohol, bleach, chlorine and ammonia and any acids. If pearls get wet, rinse them then pat with a dry cloth and put on a soft towel to dry. Keep away from heat as it can cause the pearls to crack.

Do not use a steamer or ultrasonic cleaner to clean pearls. Warm sudsy water can be used.

Pearls should be restrung every one to two years depending on amount of use.

With good care, the life span of a pearl can be from 100 – 150 years.

 

Caring for Pearls (Summary)

  • Clean with soft, damp cloth
  • Avoid acids, perfume, any corrosive materials and heat.
  • Restring every one to two years
  • Warm sudsy water can be used