HOW TO CARE FOR YOUR PRECIOUS JEWELLERY
At J Leufers & Sons we offer professional jewellery cleaning & watch servicing.
By following these simple guidelines at home, you can protect your precious jewellery & ensure it remains in the best possible condition. 

Jewellery

  • Direct contact with perfumes and hairspray may cause discolouration of jewellery.
  • Remove jewellery before sleeping to avoid accidental damage.
  • Items should be stored separately to avoid scratching.
  • Non-flexible items should be laid flat when not being worn.
  • Hollow items may dent under impact or pressure, and should be treated with care.
  • Quality cleaning solutions are available from all RJI stores. Our sales staff will be happy to advise you.
  • Jewellery should be removed when bathing as swimming pools have chemicals that can be harmful to jewellery/pearls.
  • Beware when using domestic cleaning products as chemical agents can erode precious metals and stones.
  • All stone settings should be checked every 12 months to ensure the stones are secure.
  • Pearls – wear pearls after applying make-up, hairsprays, or perfume. Also store pearls in a jewellery box or soft cloth to prevent scratching.
  • White gold jewellery is rhodium plated to enhance its lustre. Items may require re-plating after sufficient wear.

Watches

  • Direct contact with perfumes/hairsprays and chemical agents can affect plating.
  • Any battery change for a watch under the warranty period should be made at store of purchase if possible.
  • Watches should not be worn in bed where a magnetic underlay is used.
  • Unless stated, watches are not suitable to be worn in water.
  • 30–50m is suitable for light swimming (not in the ocean).
  • 100m is suitable for swimming including surf swimming (unless under exceptionally rough conditions).
  • 200m watersports watches are suitable for diving.