When we are on holiday, we want to be able to show off our wonderful collections of jewellery to feel special whilst we are away. However, there are plenty of things that could damage your jewellery during the travelling process and also whilst you are away. So, we have rounded up the three most important things you can do to protect your jewellery when travelling!
Keep Them Out of Extremely Hot or Cold Temperatures
A major issue with travelling is that jewellery is extremely sensitive to significant changes of temperature. For example, if you board a plane in a hot country and your jewellery goes into the baggage hold, it can get very cold, so any gemstones could actually crack if the change in temperature is drastic enough. Emeralds are especially sensitive, so you must be very careful with emerald rings, necklaces or earrings.
Another example would be if you are in a hotel room and have the air conditioning on, then turn the air conditioning off as you leave, so the room heats up quickly. This has the potential to cause damage, especially if the jewellery is in sunlight.
So, the best thing to do is to keep your jewellery out of excessively hot or cold weather, especially if it is vintage jewellery. Keep the jewellery with you in the cabin to avoid freezing baggage hold temperatures, try to maintain a consistent temperature in terms of heating or air conditioning in your accommodation and avoid wearing it out … Read More