Jewelry care instructions for:
Bead Woven Jewelry Care Instructions:
Exposing bead woven jewelry to sun and water repeatedly will weaken the threads and cause the piece to fall apart. Limit exposure to sun and water as much as possible.
If your piece needs a little TLC from constant use, gently wipe clean with a cloth made for cleaning eyeglasses or sunglasses. Because most beads are made of glass, these cloths work best for gently removing fingerprints and film from your beaded piece without scratching the beads or requiring any harsh solutions. Do not use solutions to clean your piece. The cloth alone is sufficient.
If your piece becomes soiled, I find the best solution is a little liquid Dawn. Mix one pea sized drop in about one cup of lukewarm or cold water. Gently wash your piece, rinse thoroughly in cold water, and dry with a cotton cloth. Do not use paper towels as this will scratch the glass beads. Allow to air dry in doors, on a flat surface, and out of the sun completely before wearing. This does contradict the above tip to keep your piece out of water, so it is best to do this sparingly and when wiping your piece doesn’t get it sufficiently clean. Continue reading