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Cleaning Your Pave Engagement Ring


It is natural for all types of jewelry to accumulate oils, lotions, dust, and dirt in normal daily life. This is especially problematic for diamonds because like mirrors; even finger prints reduce their glittering sparkle. Routine cleaning of diamond jewelry restores their just like new scintillation and glow.

Cleaning bridal engagement rings with pave diamond settings is not complicated or time consuming, but it is somewhat different from cleaning other types of engagement bands. The intricate arrangements found in pave engagement rings contain tiny crevices and nooks which produce brilliant beauty. These pockets can also collect dust and grime which reduces the luster of your ring; cleaning with fine, gentle brushes, soaking solutions and jewelry cleaners brings back the luminescent sparkle of your jewels with little effort.


Ultrasonic jewelry cleaners use a combination of liquid and high frequency vibration to loosen all types of dirt, grease, and grime from your jewels. These unique devices offer a safe and very effective way to loosen and remove even substantial amounts of dirt from jewelry.


Jewelry steamers provide the easiest way to keep your rings looking their best with minimal effort. These unique devices use powerful blasts of stem to loosen and remove dirt and grime from the tiny crevices found in pave and micro-pave diamond jewelry.


While both ultrasonic and steam cleaners are available; it is also possible and reasonable to manually clean your jewels. Household cleaning can be accomplished in few simple steps:

  1. Put a drain strainer (like one's used for contact lenses) over the drain in your sink

  2. Use Neutrogena facial soap (leaves very little residue) and brush lightly with old toothbrush

  3. rinse with warm water

  4. place ring on paper towel

  5. blow dry with hair dryer; hottest setting (prevents water marks)

Last Updated: August 13, 2009 at 4:28 am
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