Tips to clean Herkimer Diamonds

670px-safely-clean-diamond-ring-step-2-version-2Herkimer diamond is a hard crystal, so it can be easily washed with water. You can clean the stone by a mild soap or a specialized cleaning solution. If you too have a Herkimer diamond and is very dear to you and don’t want the qualities to lose it, so clean it my dear friend.

Are you unsure about how to clean the diamond? If yes, don’t worry we will help you out in guiding you to clean it. Ensure that you do not use chemical cleanser to clean the crystal, because it results in lose of their shine.

 

Oxalic Acid
In case, you want to remove the iron stains, use oxalic acid. This cleaning material is easily available at the drug stores. But before the usage you need to dilute the oxalic acid with water. It assists in removing the iron oxides from the crystal. After washing it with the soil you can wash it with water.

Hydrochloric Acid
If there is white crust present on the crystal, opt for the hydrochloric acid that will remove it in a one go. For further application, you need to soak the stone in an acid until and unless the bubbling takes a halt. Make sure that you rinse the crystal with cool water and dry it with a cloth. ‘

Tips to Protect your Crystal

  • Keep them in a soft case to avoid scratching and banging on it.
  • Clean the diamond after wearing it with to remove the dust, makeup, and oil etc.
  • Do not expose the jewelers to any of the chemicals at it will spoil it.
  • Avoids wearing it swimming pools or where there is sunlight and higher temperature areas.
  • Ensure to remove the jewellery during household chores such as the washing dishes, gardening or cooking food or bathing, etc.
  • Clean the crystal with Luke warm water and pat it dry with a clean cloth and store it. Also notice that the jewelry is free from any moisture.
  • Keep the jewellery in a cloth or a re-closing bag wrapped up in anti-tarnish papers.

Herkimer diamonds may not be hard as real diamonds are but they it is an attractive alternate of real diamonds. Therefore are easy to maintain and clean.

The Herkimer diamonds studded in different metals to create beautiful jewellery , which is handmade and to ensure that it last for a long run. You need to take care of it properly to stop it from ruining. If you are in love with your crystal due to its spiritual and healing benefits, so make sure that you take proper care of it.

As it is rightly said, prevention is better than cure.

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