Jewellery Cleaning Tips: Coloured Gemstones

How to clean your diamond - DM Jewellers maroochydore

To Clean Coloured Gemstones:

  • Wipe jewellery with a soft damp cloth after wearing
  • For deeper cleaning, soak your jewellery for 2-3 minutes in a bowl of warm water with a few drops of mild liquid soap
  • Do not use detergents or ultrasonic cleaners.
  • Gently scrub jewellery with a soft facial or cosmetic brush.
  • Rinse in a bowl of clean water and air-dry thoroughly on a soft, absorbent cloth.


Special tips when cleaning coloured gemstones:

  • Do not expose your coloured gemstones to sudden changes in temperature or extreme heat, as it may fracture the stone.
  • Avoid household cleaners and harsh chemicals like ammonia, chlorine and bleach.
  • Avoid shocks and knocks. Some gemstones like tanzanites and emeralds are very brittle and can fracture easily.
  • Do not expose coloured gemstone jewellery to chlorinated or salt water.