Caring for Your Jewellery: Tips and Services from Bea Jareno Jewellery

Caring for Your Jewellery: Tips and Services from Bea Jareno Jewellery


At Bea Jareno Jewellery, we are committed to crafting pieces that you will cherish for a lifetime. We understand the sentimental value your jewellery holds, and that's why we offer a special promise: if your gold plating fades or any damage occurs within six months of your purchase, we will restore it for you free of charge. Beyond this period, a service charge ensures your treasured heirlooms continue to grace your collection.

How to Care for Your Jewellery

Your jewellery deserves the utmost care to maintain its beauty and longevity. Here are some essential tips:

Store your unworn jewellery flat in the eco-friendly jewellery box provided at the time of purchase or in your own jewellery box. This safeguards against scratches and damage.

Always remove your jewels when engaging in practical activities to prevent damage or gemstone scratches. Take them off when washing hands, showering, participating in sports, or sleeping.

Refrain from exposing your jewellery to household chemicals, hand sanitisers, perfumes, hairsprays, or moisturiser products. These substances can tarnish and discolour precious metals, gold plating, and gemstones. It's especially critical for porous gemstones and beads like Lapis Lazuli, Coral, Pearl, Opal, Emerald, Onyx, Agate, and Dolomite. These softer gemstones need special care as such products can corrode their surfaces and make them loose their colour, in certain cases staining your skin.

Bea Jareno Jewellery stored safely in the eco branded box


Our Cleaning Services

We can provide with a professional cleaning, polishing, and resizing services. Please contact us for more details on how we can help you restore your precious metals jewellery.


DIY Cleaning Guidelines

If you prefer to clean your jewellery at home, here are some useful guidelines for you to follow.


Recycled Sterling Silver maintains its shine with regular wear, thanks to the natural oils in your skin. However, if left unworn and in the open air, it may tarnish. To remedy this, gently use a toothbrush and warm soapy water to remove dirt, ensuring thorough out drying.

Recycled Sterling Silver and Gold you can also use a good quality silver or gold cloth for lustre after cleaning with soapy water.  The same process applies to cleaning gemstones and beads. We do have some Siervet jewellery cloths available at our online shop 

If you ever have any doubts or questions about caring for your jewellery, please don't hesitate to contact us. We are here to assist you in preserving the beauty and quality of your treasured pieces.


Special Care for Porous and Organic Gemstones

Certain gemstones require special attention to maintain their natural beauty, this is specially true for porous and organic gemstones and beads like pearls, coral, lapis lazuli, and emerald.

Always avoid exposing pearls to direct chemicals, clean them with a soft, damp cloth after each wear to remove sweat and perfume residues.

With your Coral pieces keep away from chemicals and extreme temperatures and clean gently with a soft cloth or lukewarm water.

Beautiful Lapis lazuli gemstone can be very sensitive to water and chemicals. Wipe then clean with a soft dry cloth.

Emeralds are generally treated with oils to enhance their appearance. Avoid exposure to harsh chemicals and ultrasonic cleaners, simply gently wipe them with a soft cloth to maintain their radiance.

Your jewellery are heirlooms of lasting beauty and with the right care and our dedicated services, your treasures will continue to shine brilliantly for generations to come.


Pearl Beads: Living Organic Gems

Pearl beads are unlike any other gemstone because they are formed by living organisms. These exquisite gems are created within oysters and mussels, and their unique composition means they thrive when they are worn.

Pearls have a natural lustre, radiant lustre that only improves with regular wear. The natural oils from your skin help maintain their shine and beautiful glow.

Ensure to wear your pearl jewellery to help them retain its lustrous beauty, wear them regularly.  The interaction with your skin not only enhances their shine but also keeps their colour beautiful and vibrant.

While pearls are remarkably resilient, they still require gentle care to prevent damage from harsh chemicals or abrasive materials. Follow the cleaning and storage guidelines mentioned earlier to keep your pearl jewellery looking its best.

If you have any specific questions or concerns about your pearl jewellery, please don't hesitate to contact us at Bea Jareno Jewellery. 

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Different types of pearls are produced in various regions and have distinct characteristics. Here's more detail on each type of pearl, how they are produced, and where they are typically found:

Akoya Pearls

Akoya pearls are primarily cultivated in Japan and China. They are grown in Akoya oysters, which are smaller in size. A small bead nucleus is inserted into the oyster, and the oyster then coats it with layers of nacre.

Akoya pearls are known for their high luster, round shape, and a colour range that includes white, cream, and sometimes with pink overtones.

Freshwater Pearls

Freshwater pearls are mainly produced in China, and other countries like the United States. They are grown in mussels, and multiple pearls can develop in a single mussel.

Freshwater pearls come in various shapes, sizes, and colors, including white, pastel shades, and even purples. They are often less expensive than other pearl types.

Tahitian Pearls

Tahitian pearls, often called "black pearls," are cultivated primarily in French Polynesia. They are grown in black-lipped oysters native to the region.

Tahitian pearls are known for their dark, exotic colors, including shades of black, peacock green, and gray. They are larger in size and highly valued for their unique hues.

South Sea Pearls

South Sea pearls are typically produced in the warm waters of Australia, the Philippines, and Indonesia. They are grown in white-lipped or gold-lipped oysters.

South Sea pearls are some of the largest and most valuable pearls. They can be white, golden, or silver in colour, known for their exceptional size and luster.

Baroque Pearls

Baroque pearls can be found in various pearl-producing regions and oyster species. They are known for their irregular, non-symmetrical shapes.

Baroque pearls can be almost any shape, from free-form to more abstract. Their uniqueness lies in their irregularity, making each one distinctive.

Each type of pearl has its own charm and value, and their production is influenced by the region's environment and the type of oyster or mussel used. The cultivation and harvesting processes vary, but they all involve nurturing the growth of pearls within mollusks and the careful extraction of the pearls once they reach the desired size and quality.

 In Conclusion

Your jewellery is a precious investment in style and sentiment. By following these care guidelines and taking advantage of our cleaning services, you can enjoy your treasured pieces for a lifetime. Whether it's the delicate beauty of pearls or the vibrant allure of gemstone beads, your jewellery deserves the best care possible. Contact us today to explore our services and ensure your jewellery continues to shine brilliantly with our restoration services.


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With much love & light
Bea and Team x
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