A lot of people wonder the best way to clean their gemstone jewelry. Our experienced GIA Certified Jeweler Nick shares shares “some jewels of wisdom” on the subject. Cleaning your Gemstone Jewelry For most gemstones, it is best to clean them using dishwashing soap with water. However, due to the fragile nature of rubies and […]

Some gemstones are by nature more fragile than others. In general, you can prevent many problems by not exposing gemstones to common elements such as: Chlorine Household cleaning chemicals Extreme heat or light Salt water All gemstones, including diamonds, can chip, scratch, or abrade under the right circumstances. Avoid wearing rings or bracelets while doing […]

The jewelry purchased at Contempo Jewelers is well crafted and if cared for properly can be enjoyed for generations. Air pollutants, dust, perspiration, perfumes and other natural elements can dull the appearance of gemstones or precious metals. Because of this, it is always good practice to wipe down your jewelry with a cloth after wear. […]