How often can you clean a diamond engagement ring?
To keep your ring looking its best, try to clean it once a week. That's enough to keep everyday oil and buildup at bay. About twice a year, however, it's good to take it to be cleaned at your jeweler—even more often if your ring has been exposed to a high level of debris.
Should you wear your engagement ring to bed?
It's best not to. While sleeping isn't the most dangerous activity for your ring, better safe than sorry. Sleeping with your engagement ring includes these risks: Difficulty removing your ring in the morning due to swelling overnight.
Do diamonds ever lose their sparkle?
Known to be the toughest natural substance on the Earth, diamonds can cut any rock or metal; yet only a diamond can cut another diamond. Despite its ruggedness, diamond can lose its sparkle with oil or dust deposited on it.
How often should I get my engagement ring checked?
You should have your rings checked by a professional jeweler at least twice a year. Prongs are the weakest parts of a ring, and the more often you wear it, the faster they will wear out and the more easily they will bend or break.
How do Jewelers clean diamond rings?
Jewelers use ultrasonic cleaners with high-frequency sound waves and chemicals to professionally remove dirt off of diamonds.
How long do ring prongs last?
I would advise getting them retipped about every 5-10 years. It all depends on how often you wear your ring and what finger you wear it on.