How to clean jewellery during the Coronavirus outbreak?
by Urwashee Saxena
Well, COVID or Omicron is here, it’s become a prior duty to wash our hands frequently and carefully and advise others for the same. Nowadays, people wear masks less with jewellery, especially women. Although it’s done for our safety that we have to follow. But, somewhere in the time of pandemic, the craze of wearing jewellery is still there. It’s in our veins and ritual that people do and follow.
But, wearing jewellery can be a caution of inviting viruses into your home and body. So, it’s highly advisable to clean your jewellery during the corona virus outbreak, wisely. It is because daily-wear accessories like necklaces, bangles, rings, earrings, anklets and others can be a hidden place for germs and an opportunity for carriers for the virus that the world is bowing down to it. When you get a chance to wash your hands or take a bath, make sure you clean your jewellery as well.
Speaking of cleaning jewellery, here are some tips you can follow to keep yourself clean and safe.
Tip No.1 - Avoid heavy jewellery
While some love to wear standard and limelight weight jewelry whereas some love to get gorgeous with heavy accessories. But, in these times, it’s advisable to keep it minimal with jewellery at home. Circumvent wearing semi-precious and precious stones and jewellery at homes, as they can be tough to clean.
Tip No.2 - Don't use a sanitizer
While instead of washing hands through causal soaps, it’s advisable to use a sanitizer for instant cleaning of your home and killing germs or viruses. But, if you are too passionate about fashion and like wearing accessories all-time, then don't use a sanitizer as it could damage your jewels. Probably, there is a possibility that an alcohol-based cleaning subject can damage your precious accessories.
Tip No.3 - Take off your jewels before washing
This is recommended by professionals though to remove your accessories whether it is not a jewellery item because germs, soap, and even lotion can collect under them and even behind the stones. So it’s best to remove the jewellery first. Hence, take them off and wash them before wearing them.
Tip No. 4 - Wash it with lukewarm water
Cleaning result doesn’t properly come out when cleaning jewellery with cold water. One of the often, yet, best ways to clean your jewelry is with mild soap separately and warm water.
Also, now, wash your hands following the 20-second rule and let them dry, suggests Viraasi Jeweler, a leading artificial jewellery brand.
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Now, I am sure you likely follow this hashtag rule of cleaning jewellery. These tips readily help you clean your jewelry at best and ensure zero germs outbreak. Especially, in these times, it’s advisable to wear minimal jewelry at home while following all WHO COVID-19 prevention rules.
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