How to clean your Pandora bracelet
PANDORA bracelets are a popular accessory and just like any other piece of jewelry, you need to care for it. Here's how to clean your Pandora bracelet.
PANDORA designs, manufactures and markets hand-finished and modern jewelry made from genuine metals at affordable prices. PANDORA jewelry is sold in more than 90 countries on six continents through approximately 9,600 points of sale, including more than 1,400 concept stores.
Pandora bracelets have a unique feature that keeps the beads separated into three sections. There are two beads that don't move; they clamp on and stay put, keeping the beads on either side of them. These special beads are called clips.
Pandora provides a universe of hand-finished and modern jewelry primarily made from genuine materials, including solid sterling silver and 14k or 18k gold. We use a variety of gemstones, stones and cultured pearls to add sparkle and color to our genuine silver and gold jewelry.
Each hand-finished piece of Pandora jewelry is crafted from high-quality materials, including sterling silver (92.5% pure silver), oxidized sterling silver, Pandora Rose™ (a 14k rose gold-plated unique metal blend), Pandora Shine™ (18k gold-plated sterling silver) and solid 14k gold. Pandora jewelry is nickel safe. Nickel is a naturally occurring element that is present in most alloy metals.
Cleaning Your Jewelry
our a small amount of mild soap into lukewarm water and use a small, soft toothbrush to clean your jewelry. Toothbrushes are ideal for cleaning jewelry with intricate details, which can otherwise be difficult to clean. If the dirt is hard to remove, soak the jewelry in clean water. This particular cleaning method should not be used to clean jewelry with cultured freshwater pearls (see Cultured Freshwater Pearls for more details).
A silver-polishing cloth is a great tool to make your sterling silver jewelry shine again if the pieces have become dull. However, it will not remove scratches. Silver-polishing cloths may be purchased from PANDORA retailers or your local goldsmith.
Using a tumbler with the PANDORA ESSENCE COLLECTION and PANDORA Rose™ is not recommended.
Your authorized PANDORA retailer is happy to offer jewelry cleaning services tailored especially for your PANDORA products.
METALS & STONES
• Sterling silver, oxidized sterling silver, Pandora Rose™ , Pandora Shine™ , 14k gold (and silicone grips in charms).
• Natural stones, gemstones, synthetic stones, man-made stones.
Clean with a soft brush and soapy water. Simply add a small amount of mild soap to lukewarm water and use a soft toothbrush to brush the jewelry gently in a circular motion. Toothbrushes are ideal for cleaning jewelry with patterns. If the dirt is hard to remove, soak the jewelry in the soapy water for 5-10 minutes.
You can leave the jewelry in our gentle, Pandora-approved cleaning solution for around 2 minutes in general. However, if you’re using another brand of cleaning solution to clean your jewelry, always read the solution’s special instructions and timings and check that it’s suitable for plated jewelry (if you’re cleaning Pandora Rose™ and Pandora Shine™ ).
For a safe and easy option that covers all types of Pandora jewelry, we recommend using the gentle, Pandora-approved cleaning solution which is part of our Pandora Jewelry Cleaner Set and is available to buy from your local Pandora store.
FRESHWATER CULTURED PEARLS & MOTHER OF PEARL
Never soak freshwater cultured pearls in water or rub them harshly as this could damage the nacre. Instead, wipe them over with a very soft, clean cloth that has been dampened in lukewarm soapy water. Then pat dry. Follow these steps for mother of pearl. Wearing pearls and mother of pearl is one of the best ways of caring for it, as contact with natural skin oils help maintain the luster of the gem.
LACQUERED ARTIFICIAL PEARLS
If a lacquered artificial pearl (a crystal core coated with an innovative lacquer resembling the pearlescence of a pearl) is a little dusty, dust it with a clean, dry anti static cloth. If dirt has built up, gently wipe it with a clean microfiber or lint-free cotton cloth that has been dampened in lukewarm soapy water, then pat it dry with a clean, dry cloth.
For daily care, polish the glass with a soft lint-free cloth (that doesn’t have any fibres). To clean the glass, gently wipe it over with a soft lint-free cloth dampened with lukewarm water that has a small amount of liquid soap dissolved in it. Wipe the glass again with water (without soap) then pat it dry with a soft cloth. You can also use a small amount of mineral oil at the end to create extra radiance.
For daily cleaning, simply wipe the leather gently with a soft, dry cloth. Stains should be removed immediately before they soak in or dry – use a mild professional cleaner (without chemicals) or a mild soap such as soap flakes or saddle soap. Create suds in a bowl and apply the suds to a soft, lint-free cloth, then wipe the leather. Afterwards, wipe the leather with a dry cloth and add a leather conditioner to protect it further. Remember to keep leather out of direct sunlight.
If your bracelet gets a bit dirty, don’t put it in water as this may damage or discolor the fibers. Instead, run a slightly dampened white cotton cloth over it, taking care not to rub the fabric too vigorously. For stains, act fast. Run, not rub, the dampened cloth in a circular motion, starting from the outside edge of the stain and moving into the center of it. Apply a special fabric guard solution after cleaning if possible.