Don’t clean your silk-strung pearl jewelry in water or any liquid.

Wipe down pearls to help keep them clean after every wear!

Do regularly clean your strings of pearls with a clean, soft, dry, cotton cloth


Don’t use jewelry cleaning solution on your pearl jewelry.

Do use mild dish soap, water, and a soft toothbrush to gently clean your metal-and-pearl jewelry.


Don’t leave your metal-and-pearl jewelry to soak in water or any liquid.

Do rinse your jewelry with clean water and dry it well with a cotton cloth.


Don’t put your pearls in an ultrasonic jewelry cleaner.

Do leave any ultrasonic pearl cleaning to the professionals.


Don’t expose your pearls to lotion, perfumes, harsh surfaces, or chemicals.

Storing pearls properly helps to maintain their longevity.

Do follow the “Last on. First off.” rule.


Don’t store your pearl jewelry with other types of jewelry.

Do store your pearl jewelry with other pearl jewelry.


Don’t hang strung pearls while storing them.

Do store your strung pearls flat.


Don’t go years without restringing or cleaning your pearls.

Do have your strung pearls checked by a jeweler to see if they need cleaning or restringing.


DON’T eat your pearls 😉

Don’t leave these beauties in a box all the time!

Do enjoy your pearls often!




Jess the Jeweler


Read More:

Pearls of Wisdom, Part I: Keeping Your Pearls Shiny and New

Pearls of Wisdom, Part II: Getting Your Pearls Repaired

Pearls of Wisdom, Part III: Restringing Pearls

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