Purchase and Maintenance of Cultured Pearls

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Almost all Cultured Pearls are alluring, small and certainly pretty and expensive. If you have been contemplating on having an addition to your jewelry collection, a good choice of pearl earrings , bracelets or necklaces would definitely enhance its value. Provided are some information that will assist you in purchasing cultured pearls and how to maintain their beauty.

Where to buy:

Cultured pearls are available in stores as well as on the Internet. Both, online shopping sites and land-based jewelry stores have their advantages and disadvantages. Let us discuss some of the options

Ã?â‚?? The auctions that take place online for pearl earrings , necklaces and other types of jewelry are almost always a good bargain due to the lower prices. However, you need to make sure that the pearls you are buying is genuine and that it is safely delivered to you.

Ã?â‚?? The prices differ hugely from one online jewelry-shopping site to another. Here again, authenticity and safe delivery is the biggest concern.

Ã?â‚?? Live Auctions provide very good opportunity to get your hands on exceptional, attractive and absolutely expensive pearl jewelry pieces.

Ã?â‚?? Depending on how big or small a normal jewelry store is, the range and quality of their pearl selection will vary. These stores however tend to be pricey.

Ã?â‚?? Wholesale jewelry markets allow you to get good stuffs at comparably low prices.

How to buy:

First decide whether you'll buy saltwater or freshwater pearl jewelry. Then enquire where the pearls originated. Take your final decision based on the shape, texture, luster and the overall look of the pearls. After deciding, see if you can avail of a discount.

Maintenance:

Ã?â‚?? Pearl earrings , because of its small size tend to get lost easily. It would be therefore wise put them back into their casings or pouches as soon as you take them off.

Ã?â‚?? Do not wear your pearls before applying perfume, skincare, hair cosmetics or make-up. Cultured pearls are susceptible to damage from these cosmetics because of the chemicals in them.

Ã?â‚?? Do not wear your cultured pearls in very hot and humid places as extreme exposure to sweat and the natural acidity of the skin tends to discolor them.

Ã?â‚?? Use only exclusive pearl jewel cleaning solution that does not have strong chemical content, to safeguard the texture and the luster of your pearls. Use a soft cloth to brush the pearls while cleaning and then let them dry naturally.

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