Premier Jewelry that will last a lifetime requires the right Jewelry Storage solution. There's a right way and a wrong way to store Jewelry.
Before you Store Jewelry - Clean it first. Because according to the Mohs Scale of Hardness your jewelry is allergic to dust, yep - Dust! Who would have thought that dust particles that you can't even see with your eyes would be a girl's best friend's worst enemy?
Please note, not all types of jewelry and in particular fine estate should not be cleaned in the sonic jewelry cleaner.
Traveling with Jewelry?
There are purpose built jewelry storage organizers designed especially for traveling, called jewelry travel cases.
Back home, let's start with what many women consider to be the queen of jewelry boxes for jewelry storage - the Jewelry Armoire.
This is one box that is sure to please more than a box of chocolates. Listening men?
A Jewelry Armoire looks great, they're functional and you will find one to compliment your existing furniture. If space is not available, no problem, there's even a jewelry Armoire that can be fitted onto the wall!
Over the years, people have shared with us similar stories, namely that they have divided their collections and put their jewelry in dozens of smaller jewelry boxes hidden around the house, while other collectors have told us they have it locked away in their safe box.
Fire proof safe boxes are preferably and bank safe deposit boxes (interesting story further down) are considered one of the safest places for the safe-keeping of your estate Jewelry. Or are they? Can the government seize bank safe deposit boxes?
To keep your Jewelry safe and secure, and in the best possible condition, choose a home-safety deposit box, lock-box, traditional handcrafted jewelry boxes, Jewelry organizer, Jewelry armoire, non-traditional unique Jewelry box or burglar-proof gun vault, (if you dare) with care and finesse. It's important!
Convenience, fire and theft are good reasons why antique jewelry investors, may have a fire proof safe installed or use bank deposit boxes and document their possessions using Home Inventory Software Systems.
If you run a jewelry business and need to photograph jewelry regularly, it may be more convenient to use a safe deposit box in the home rather than bank safe deposit boxes.
Even the trusted bank safe-deposit box aren't always well...- Safe! In 2003 occurred the world's largest safe-deposit box theft. Thieves in Antwerp opened 123 boxes, and carried away $100 million worth of diamonds, gold and jewelry. Read the full story HERE...
Some collectors actually "hide" their "good bits". If you're one of those people, that have given-up on jewelry storage solutions, there are a couple of things to keep in mind.
Some people choose to hide their Jewelry and over time as memory declines, they forget where they put it! Yep, it can happen. Over the years your personal repository may fade into oblivion or in the unfortunate event of death, (if know ones knows their whereabouts) your treasures may never be seen again.
Some people tell a trusted relative where they have hidden their Jewelry. One of the best ways to safeguard yourself and your heirs from a disaster, such as this ever happening to you, is to organise now your personal record and vital information with Home Inventory Software.
Home Inventory Software is an easy to use software solution that provides a way for you to document your possessions, including your jewelry, in any event from the total loss of the items, due to Theft, Fire, Flooding or Natural Disaster.
Your personal jewelry storage requirements are contingent with the type of jewelry you own and the size of your jewelry collection. The jewelry storage tips that follow will help you to know the most appropriate way to store your jewelry inside the jewelry box.
Gems and Gem Set Jewelry:
Insuring your jewelry, allows you to recover the full value of a piece should it ever be misplaced or stolen; most people are unaware of the true replacement value of a treasure which has been in the family for generations. A photograph of your jewelry will help trace an item should you ever lose it.
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