Category Archives: Jewellery Repairs

How often do I need to re-tip the claws on my engagement ring?

On pendants probably never as they don’t have much wear and tear. On rings it is a good idea to check the claws regularly as they can move out of alignment from a knock and may not be holding gemstone securely. Re-tipping is not required usually for at least 10 years.   Use a magnifying glass to...
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When do I re-string my pearl necklace?

To preserve the nacre Pearls of good quality are always strung on silk thread.   This protects the nacre especially if there is a knot between the pearls as well which is the trend these days.  But graduated pearls are not knotted. Another reason for knotting between the pearls is if the necklace breaks then there is...
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