reclaimed gems }
all coral used for precious matters jewelry is repurposed material !
i collect vintage, antique and estate jewelry to deconstruct or just clean up and give it a new purpose.
3 - 4 on the scale of mohs.
to keep your organic items beautiful, take in account that the material is porous & brittle. make sure to : sleep, shower, swim, perform household chores, sport without them, keep them away from lotions & hairspray.
• clean with household cleaners like soap, bleach or acids
• clean with ultrasonic cleaner
• clean with steam cleaner
• subject to a jewelry dip
• wipe off dust with a cloth
• let it make contact with cosmetics like perfumes, hairspray or bodylotion
• expose to extreme temperature changes
• expose to sunlight for prolonged periods of time
• wear against other gemstones
• wear while playing sports, exercising or during household chores.
• remove dust with a can of compressed air
• clean by rinsing it with some room temperature water
• dry thoroughly with a soft cloth
• keep in box of its own or wrapped in a soft cloth