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How do I care for my John Hardy jewelry?Updated 2 months ago

Product Care


With a little love and care, you can ensure your pieces maintain their brilliance and beauty for years to come.  Here's a guide to caring for your John Hardy jewelry:

Daily Care 

Keep your John Hardy jewelry dry. To maintain shine, gently polish your piece with a soft cloth to remove any residue after each use.

Storage

When not wearing, store your piece in the provided pouch or jewelry box to prevent scratching and minimize tarnishing. For extended periods of non-wear, store in an air-sealed bag. To ensure longevity, store in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight or extreme temperatures.

Prevention

Harsh chemicals like chlorine or cleaning products can damage your jewelry. Avoid wearing your jewelry during activities like exercising, cleaning, showering or swimming. Apply lotions, perfumes and hairspray before putting on your jewelry.


Silver & Gold Care

  • Use a mild dishwashing detergent solution for gentle cleaning. Avoid prolonged soaking of silver, as it can affect finishes.
  • Harsh liquid or dip cleaners can damage your jewelry's finish—avoid altogether. If ever unsure, please contact us before using any jewelry cleaner.
  • For sterling silver tarnish, use a polishing cloth. 

Gemstone Care

  • Use a soft brush and mild soap solution to clean delicate gemstones like pearls, opals, malachite and turquoise. Pat dry with a soft cloth.
  • Harsh liquid or dip cleaners can damage your gemstones—avoid altogether. 
  • Do not use polishing cloths directly gemstones.
  • Avoid storing gemstones in direct sunlight or near heat sources. Store pearl jewelry separately to prevent scratching.

 Leather Care

  • Regular cleaning is essential for leather jewelry. For daily care, wipe leather jewelry with a soft, dry cloth. Should leather appear delicate or worn, contact us directly for personalized guidance in restoring to its original condition. 
  • For minor stains, use a damp cloth with a mild soap/leather cleaner (use gentle circles and minimal moisture). Pat then air dry completely before storing or wearing. To maintain suppleness, condition occasionally with a leather jewelry conditioner.
  • Minimize water exposure. Avoid wearing leather jewelry during exercise, showering or swimming. 
  • Store leather jewelry in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight and extreme temperatures. 

 

Professional Cleaning

In instances of persistent tarnishing or visible wear, you can send your John Hardy piece out to our skilled artisans for a professional cleaning. For details on timing and cost, contact:

Email:   [email protected]

Phone:   888.838.3022

 

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