Care & Cleaning

Your jewelry is an outward expression of your inner beauty. As such, it should shine just as brilliantly and for years to come. With a little extra care and attention, your jewelry will remain bright and intact for a lifetime. Follow our guidance to treat your treasures well.

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Keep the Dust Away

Jewelry that is worn regularly should be cleaned often. Throughout the day, your gemstones can attract dust and dirt that get caught in the small crevices of your jewelry. To avoid a dull or lackluster appearance, clean your treasures at least once a month. And, if they need a deeper clean, you can always bring them into Thacker for the best treatment in west Texas.

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Secure Your Jewelry

To ensure the longevity of your jewels, it's best to store them in a jewelry box or an enclosed area where there are no other metals. This could scratch your item or wear down the metal and its prongs. It’s also best to remove your jewelry before you go to sleep to avoid any unwanted damage to the piece or snags in your sheets.

Get Regular Inspections

Depending on the material used to craft your ring, strenuous wear may lead to breaks faster. While it’s a good idea to avoid wearing your jewelry while exercising, tackling a home project or any other heavy labor, sometimes it’s unavoidable. It’s best to bring your regularly worn pieces into Thacker every six months to ensure that the stones are tight and the prongs are secure.

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Insure Your Precious Items

The best way to keep your most precious pieces well taken care of is to insure them. Most insurance companies offer plans that cover your jewelry and personal items. To determine the value and how much you need to cover, a GIA Graduate Gemologist can appraise the value of your items.