When buying diamonds its crucial that you deal with a trusted, reputable and proven jeweller.
With over 20 years of established business in Neutral Bay built on word of mouth recommendation we will clearly explain the 4C’s that determine the value of a diamond and educate you on how different treatments or enhancements can affect the value and longevity of your stone.
Our expert team are here to help you make an informed, confident decision to find the perfect diamond for you.
We also provide independent certificates on all our diamonds above .50pts so you are assured of quality. Certificates for diamonds below this size and all other precious gemstones are available upon request.
AMBER – Clean only in warm soapy water, rinse and pat dry. Do not soak, brush or ultrasonic.
AMETHYST – See Quartz.
AQUAMARINE – Clean gentle with warm soapy water, cloth or soft toothbrush, rinse and dry. (Ultrasonic risky with included stones)
AZURITE – Clean only with cool soapy water.
CITRINE – See Quartz
CORAL – Clean gently with a soft, clean damp cloth (no soap). Do not use steamer, ultrasonic, soap or brush. Avoid exposure to acids, chemicals, perfumes and cosmetics.
CUBIC ZIRCONIA – Clean with steamer, ultrasonic, warm soapy water, brush or alcohol.
DIAMOND – Avoid heat and chemicals on fracture filled diamonds. Clean with steamer, ultrasonic, soap or alcohol (vodka), ammonia-based cleaners, or warm soapy water and a brush. Diamonds attract grease so clean regularly!
EMERALD – Clean only with warm water (no soap) and a soft brush. Do not use ultrasonic, steamer, alcohol or solvents. Avoid impact!
GARNET – Clean with warm soapy water and a soft brush, rinse and dry. Do not use steamer. Ultrasonic is 0k.
HEMATITE – Clean with ultrasonic, steamer, alcohol (vodka), and most chemical cleaners.
IOLITE – Clean with warm soapy water and a soft brush. Do not use cleaners, steamer, ultrasonic or acids.
IVORY – Clean with a damp cloth and towel dry. Do not soak, ultrasonic, steam or use cleaners. Avoid cosmetics, hairspray and perfume.
JADE – Clean with ultrasonic, steamer or warm soapy water.
LAPIS LAZULI – Clean with warm soapy water and air dry. Do not brush, soak, ultrasonic or steam.
OPAL – Clean with a damp cloth. Do not soak, steam, ultrasonic, or use chemicals.
MALACHITE – Clean in cool water with a small amount of soft soap. Do not soak, use chemicals, ultrasonic or steamer.
MOONSTONE – Clean only with warm soapy water and a soft brush.
PEARL – Clean after every wearing with a soft or damp cloth. Do not use ultrasonic, steamer or use chemicals. Avoid cosmetics, perfume, alcohol, hairspray, even acidic perspiration.
PERIDOT – Clean with warm soapy water and a soft brush. Rinse and dry with a clean cloth. Do not ultrasonic or steam. Avoid sudden temperature change and acids.
QUARTZ which includes Agate, Amethyst, Chalcedony, Chrysoprase, Citrine, Jasper, Onyx, Rose Quartz, Tiger eye etc. – Clean in warm soapy water, rinse and dry with a soft cloth. Do not steam, ultrasonic usually safe.
RUBY – Almost any cleaning technique is acceptable.
SAPPHIRE – Almost any cleaning technique is acceptable.
SPINEL – Clean with warm soapy water, alcohol, ammonia and jewellery cleaners. Ultrasonic and steamer usually safe.
TANZANITE – Clean only in warm soapy water and dry with a soft cloth. Do not ultrasonic, steam, use acids or brushes.
TOPAZ – Clean with warm soapy water, rinse and air dry. Do not ultrasonic or steam. Perfect cleavage — so handle with care.
TOURMALINE – Clean with warm soapy and a soft brush or alcohol. Do not use ultrasonic or steamer.