Quality Jewelry Care
While the jewelry DLUX FLAIR sells is designed to last, it will last longer with proper care. Please use common sense and caution when wearing jewelry and care for it in a proper manner.
QUALITY JEWELRY CARE
The semi-precious jewelry gets this name because it is manufactured as a precious jewelry. It goes through the same process of casting and finishing of jewelry in solid gold. After the process of casting a metal alloy and finish, semi-precious jewelry receives a thick layer of gold which can be yellow or white gold .That’s the reason why it looks so much like a real jewelry.
HOW TO CLEAN
When necessary, clean your jewelry using semi-mild soap and water, rinsing well and drying with a clean cloth or and a low heat hair dryer .This procedure removes the natural oils left by the body, and removes other impurities that could damage the piece.
The risks are the same as a real jewelry pieces of solid gold, pose risks after prolonged use. A simple polishing of the parts helps the jewelry to return to its original condition. Avoid scrapping the piece on rough surfaces, bumping into walls, pool edges, or using your semi-precious jewelry when in contact with abrasive material such as sand or soil. You should not, for example, use a semi-precious jewelry when playing with the kids in the sand or gardening.
Semi-precious jewelry can be deformed just as a real jewelry when it does not receive the necessary care. When a semi-precious jewelry falls to the floor, depending on the fall, the part can become deformed; after a fall, check the damages.
When lifting heavy objects, remove the rings because they can bend.
OXIDATION (COLOR CHANGE)
With the passing of time, the semi-precious jewelry may change in color. This phenomenon is called oxidation and causes darkening of the piece. Oxidation is a normal process and does not imply poor quality. However, there may be more pronounced change processes capable of producing excessive darkening stains on the pieces, or even cause them to become red. To avoid this, it is important to understand a little about the manufacturing process.
The semi-precious jewels are bathed in a chemical electroplating process, receiving a basic copper bath, followed by a series of chemical baths to processes and then receive the gold plated. Every product produced through a chemical process, may change if not stored properly or come in contact with other chemicals. That's what happens with medicines and perfumes, for example.
Avoid contact of your semi-precious jewelry with chemicals. Even when cleaning the house you use chemicals that can damage the plating. Cosmetics are also chemicals that can cause changes in the plating, so when treating your skin or hair, withdraw your semi-precious jewelry.
Note that some chemicals used by hairdressers, such as those for straightening, are very strong and can stay a few days in the hair until they are fully removed. In these cases, avoid using your semi-precious jewelry during the same period.
To increase the life of your semi-precious jewelry, it is also advised to remove them when coming in contact with chlorine (pool) and ocean, because the ocean salinity and chemical treatment of the pools can damage the bath of the jewel.
Excess heat can also promote the oxidation of the plating: Avoid using dichroic lamps for lighting shop windows, or even the store. Besides being uncomfortable for very warm environments, they promote the process of oxidation of semi-precious jewelry, causing the jewel to turn red.
Stones can be broken due to falls or strong impacts. Both crystals stones and natural stones.
PIN BROKEN EARRING
Earring pins can break if we do not take the necessary care when putting them on. When placing the earring, do not force the back plug: correctly position the pin in the appropriate place and then insert moderate pressure to the pin until it locks into place.