All jewellery pieces purchased from GNM Fine Jewellers have a one (1) year limited warranty
from manufacture defect under normal and recommended wear.
Hirsch Leather Watch Bracelets have a one (1) year warranty.
Watches have a two (2) to five (5) year limited warranty
from manufacture defect dependent on the watch brand in question.
Contact us to learn more.
Malo Tungsten Bands have a lifetime warranty from manufacturer defect under normal wear.
Signs of abuse or misuse will void the warranty. Contact us to learn more.
Care of Gold-Plated Jewellery
Gold-plated jewellery adds a touch of elegance and beauty to your attire. To ensure that your pieces retain their luster and shine for years to come, it's essential to follow proper care and maintenance guidelines. Scroll down for a step-by-step guide on how to care for your gold-plated jewellery:
- Limited Daily Wear: Avoid wearing your gold-plated jewellery constantly. Continuous exposure to oils, sweat, and friction can lead to premature tarnishing and wear.
- Remove Before Swimming or Hot Tubbing: Chlorine and saltwater can be harmful to plated gold jewellery, causing it to tarnish and lose its shine. Always take off your jewellery before swimming or using a hot tub.
- Avoid Contact with Chemicals: Harsh chemicals found in household cleaners, perfumes, hairsprays, and cosmetics can damage the plating and gemstones on your jewellery. Remove your jewellery before using these products. Last thing on, First thing off.
- Store Properly: When not in use, store your plated gold jewellery in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight. Use individual jewellery pouches or soft-lined jewellery boxes to prevent scratches and tangling.
- Clean with Gentle Detergent: To clean your plated gold jewellery, prepare a mild soapy solution using warm water and a gentle dishwashing detergent. Make sure the water is not too hot.
- Soak and Gently Scrub: Place your jewellery in the soapy water and let it soak for a few minutes to loosen any dirt or residue. Then, use a soft-bristle toothbrush or a soft, lint-free cloth to gently scrub the jewellery, paying extra attention to intricate details or crevices.
- Rinse Thoroughly: After cleaning, rinse the jewellery under lukewarm running water to remove any soap residue.
- Pat Dry: Gently pat your jewellery dry with a clean, soft cloth. Avoid using paper towels or tissues, as they can leave tiny fibers on the jewellery.
- Polish if Necessary: If your plated gold jewellery still appears dull or tarnished after cleaning, you can use a specialized jewellery polishing cloth to gently buff it back to its original shine. Be cautious not to over-polish, as this can wear down the plating.
- Regular Inspection: Periodically inspect your plated gold jewellery for signs of wear, loose stones, or other damage. Address any issues promptly by taking your jewellery to a professional jeweller for repair.
Care of Pearl Jewellery
Pearl jewellery exudes timeless elegance and sophistication. To maintain the natural luster and beauty of your pearls, it's essential to follow proper care and maintenance guidelines. Scroll down for a step-by-step guide on how to care for your pearl jewellery:
- Soft Approach: Handle your pearl jewellery with a gentle touch. Pearls are delicate and can be easily scratched or damaged.
- Keep Away from Chemicals: Avoid exposing your pearls to harsh chemicals found in household cleaning products, perfumes, hairsprays, and cosmetics. These chemicals can dull the pearl's surface.
- Remove Before Swimming or Hot Tubbing: Chlorine and saltwater can harm the luster and structure of pearls. Always take off your pearl jewellery before swimming or using a hot tub.
- Avoid Direct Sunlight: Store your pearl jewellery away from direct sunlight when not in use. Prolonged exposure to sunlight can cause the pearls to fade or become discolored.
- Wipe After Wear: After wearing your pearl jewellery, gently wipe each pearl with a soft, clean cloth to remove any sweat or oils. This helps prevent the buildup of grime and maintains their shine.
- Restring When Necessary: If you notice that the silk thread holding your pearl necklace or bracelet has become stretched or worn, it's time to restring it. Professional jewellers can restring your pearls to ensure their security.
- Avoid Water and Heat: Pearls are organic gems that can be affected by water and heat. Avoid immersing them in water or exposing them to extreme heat, such as hot showers or direct heat sources like hairdryers.
- Store Separately: When storing your pearl jewellery, keep them separate from other jewellery items to prevent scratches. Use a soft pouch or a jewellery box with individual compartments.
- Periodic Cleaning: Occasionally, clean your pearls with a soft, damp cloth. Use a mild soapy solution made with lukewarm water and a small amount of gentle detergent if necessary. Rinse thoroughly and pat dry with a clean, soft cloth.
- Professional Cleaning: If your pearls require more thorough cleaning or if they have become discolored, consult a professional jeweller experienced in handling pearls for a deep cleaning and restoration.
- Wear with Love: Enjoy wearing your pearl jewellery regularly. The natural oils from your skin can help maintain their luster. Pearls are happiest when they are worn and loved.