The use of imitation or gold plated jewellery has exponentially taken over the market mainly because it allows the users to enjoy luxury of real gold without burning holes in their pocket. Not only is it available at affordable prices but also accentuates the personality of the wearer to a great extent.
However, the plating of these artificial jewellery has a certain lifespan and requires utmost care and maintenance to prolong its life. Therefore, we have listed some of the useful tip to take care of your jewellery:
Keep your fashion jewellery clean and dry
It is important that you keep your costume jewellery dry and safe to keep its luster and beauty intact for a longer time. Be it earrings, necklace, ring, or bangle, if the fashion jewellery is exposed to any type of cream, chemical product, perfume, lotion, or even water, then it automatically tarnishing gets accelerated.
Remove your fashion jewellery where there’s no use for it
Fashion jewellery is meant to be worn occasionally and it must be used that way only. Daily usage may tarnish it at a greater pace. So, avoid wearing it unnecessarily to avoid tarnishing or suffering from any other damages.
Store your jewellery carefully
The best way to store fashion jewellery is by keeping them separately in cotton or velvet pouches to prevent them breaking, tangling, or tarnishing. You can also hang the necklaces vertically on hooks so that they are separate from each other.
Never apply nail polish coats on your jewellery
You would often find people recommending using nail polish to maintain the luster of fashion jewellery. However, coating may actually lead to tarnishing its shine or it may result in peeling of the plating as it gets off the jewellery.
Clean your jewellery after using it
To remove the product residues of perfume, cream or even water that might up accidently landed up on your jewellery, you must always make it a habit to clean it before putting it back to its place. It may sound laborious, but then to make your jewellery last longer, you’ve to put in some extra efforts, don’t you?!