Lima Lima jewellery is intended to be worn and loved for years to come, so to help keep you pieces looking their best we have some suggested tips:
How to look after your silver jewellery:
Silver naturally tarnishes with exposure to air and the environment. Lotions, perfumes etc will also all have adverse effects on the quality and look of any silver jewellery.
In order to ensure that tarnishing doesn’t spoil your silver jewellery, its important to follow a few simple steps;
- Apply any scents or lotions before wearing any jewellery
- Remove jewellery before showering or washing up
- To keep your jewellery clean we recommend that you wipe it clean with a soft cloth.
How to look after your gold jewellery;
Gold filled is an actual layer of gold-pressure bonded to another metal. Gold filled is not to be confused with gold plating as filled literally has 100% more gold than gold plating. Gold filled is much more valuable and tarnish resistant. It does not flake off, rub off or turn colours. As a matter of fact, anyone who can wear gold can wear gold filled without worry of any allergic reaction to the jewellery. Gold filled jewellery is an economical alternative to solid gold!
To maintain the beauty of your jewelry, salt water, chlorine (swimming pools) and all heavy detergents and cleaning agents should be avoided.
How to look after brass jewellery:
Brass does not like getting wet and will retain water spots, so always dry immediately and thoroughly!