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Be kind to your opal

Jan. 11, 2019

Maintaining Opal is actually easy,only you have a little common sense.

1. The original opal maintenance of the original opal is a relatively delicate gem, hardness is equivalent to glass, so it is very important to treat your original opal to avoid damage, if you are    prepared to deal with things that may damage your Europe You should first remove the worn opal jewelry (for example, you are going to work in the garden, move furniture, etc.). Many people mistakenly believe that the original opal can not be placed in the water, in fact, it is only for Deborah Opal and Trimble Opal. The original opal has no problem in the water. In fact, most opal itself contains a certain proportion of water.In the event of extreme weather drought or rapid changes in temperature, some opal varieties occasionally rupture. So you should try to avoid extreme high temperatures (boiling water) and extreme drought (deserts) and drastic changes in temperature.

Be kind to your opal

2. Deborah Opal and Trimble Opal

  Unlike the original opal, the key to Deborah Opal and Trimble Opal is not to put it in the water. We repeat this in other chapters, which will cause your opal surface to fog.

Be kind to your opal

3. Clean opal

  The semi precious stones wholesale can be cleaned with warm water and detergent as well as a soft brush or soft cloth. Never use bleach. Deborah Opal and Trimble Opal can be wiped clean with a damp cloth and detergent, but never immerse in water.Don't let anyone clean your opal with ultrasound, because strong microwaves can cause vibration to break the original opal. Ultrasonic cleaning also requires the opal to be placed in the water, which will allow your Deborah Opal and Trimble Opal to be infiltrated by water.

Be kind to your opal

4. Storage opal

  If you need to put the opal for a short period of time, just put it in a soft cloth bag. If you need to store for a long time, you should use cotton or wool products to drop a little water and then wrap the original opal and put it in a plastic bag. This is mainly to prevent the adverse effects of dry weather on opal. In the 1980s, many Japanese businessmen made major mistakes in the preservation of Opal. They stored the valuable black opals in a special dry box for a long time, and finally they were surprised to find that the black opal was chapped due to the lack of moisture for a long time.

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