It is recommended to clean the jewelry in a professional manner at least once a year.
We suggest that you entrust to our care professional your jewelry.
Our staff is knowledgeable and experienced in every aspect of the care of jewelery, how to clean precious stones, restringing pearls and repair clips and earrings.
Should be avoided that the gold jewelry to come into contact with bleach, which can cause discoloration of the gold quickly.
Also the way in which jewels are kept, is important. When buying any jewelry Masi are placed in protective cases, cases or bags antioxidants. After wearing your jewelry, we recommend storing them in the original case or another suitably lined box or pouch.
Some basic precautions should be taken for all jewelry.
Care should be taken to protect jewelry from impact against hard surfaces and avoid contact with abrasive surfaces.
Many stones like amethyst, emerald, opal, pearls, tanzanite and tourmaline, are delicate and easily abraded.
The gemstones can scratch other gemstones and can be consumed in contact with the precious metals. We must therefore avoid overlapping rings and bracelets to avoid maximum possible abrasions.
Even extreme temperatures, perfumes, cosmetics, ultrasonic cleaning machines and chemicals for domestic use can damage your jewelry.
To clean diamonds, use a mild solution of six parts water and one part ammonia to apply with a soft brush.
If worn often, pearls should be cleaned and rethread by a professional once a year. The beads can be cleaned gently with a damp cloth.
Regarding the stones with a smooth surface, in order to remove the patina, which is formed with the use, just the immersion in a basin containing water and neutral soap (or only alcohol) and then use a soft bristle brush, finally passing with a soft cotton cloth to dry.
We do not recommend cleaning the porous stones (quartz, turquoise, etc. ..) with hot water, as this could permanently going to vary the characteristics of the gem.
GOLD - To clean it, just soak it in a solution of soap and water, then you have to rinse and wipe with a soft cloth.
Diamonds come in all colors of the spectrum, from transparent to black. Color is very important when choosing a diamond. The more clear and colorless the diamond, the higher it is graded on the GIA scale. According to the GIA scale, each stone is rated with regard to the amount of color emitted out of the diamond, giving each stone its brilliance. Masi Gioielli sells near colorless diamonds to offer extraordinary value and beauty to every jewelry piece. There are different classifications in grading a diamond’s color.
D: Entirely colorless. This is the highest graded diamond and is exceptionally rare.
E: This is a colorless diamond. A special and rare diamond whose color can only be detected by a professional gemologist.
F: Colorless as well. Tints of color can only be detected by a professional gemologist.
G-H: Near colorless, G-H graded diamonds are considered to be high quality diamonds.
I-J: Near colorless, I-J graded diamonds still maintain an admirable value.
K-M: Faint Yellow.
N-R: Very light yellow.
S-W: Light yellow.
X-Z: Fancy yellow.
A diamond with a faint tint of yellow can look virtually colorless due to fluorescence. Fluorescence is a diamond's reaction to UV light. Generally, the more fluorescence a diamond has, the lower it is valued. Fluorescence can make a diamond in some lights can appear greasy or cloudy.
A diamond’s brilliance, finish, and proportions are all perceived by the cut of a diamond. A poorly cut diamond will lack radiance even if it has perfect color and clarity. It is the width and depth of a diamond that determines its luminosity. Both shallow and deeply cut diamonds lack the brilliance of an ideal cut due to the escape of light through the base of the stone.
The four factors that determine the value of the diamond are the four "C", the initials of the four terms in English that is: color (color), clarity (purity), cut (cut) and carat (carat weight, ie weight)