Whether your pearls are brand new or family heirlooms, knowing how to care for your gems to keep them beautiful is paramount. Pearls are a porous gemstone. This means that they can absorb oils and acids easily, which over time can lead to damaged and discolored nacre. Knowing how to clean and maintain your pearls means that you can keep them looking lustrous and true to color for decades to come.
Below are our recommendations for daily and weekly pearl care, long term maintenance of your pearls, and a few tips on deep cleaning pearl jewelry. Last but not least we’ve included a helpful list of what NOT to do when wearing and caring for your pearls.