Elizabeth Taylor once said, “Having jewelry is a temporary gift. In truth, we ‘owners’ are just the caretakers. Nobody ever owns anything this beautiful. We are only the guardians.” If you are the current caretaker of an antique or vintage gem, follow the steps below to ensure your precious heirloom continues to sparkle for its next lucky guardian.
After the initial excitement of moving to a new place wears off, there are so many things to consider when moving. Unfortunately, what many people tend to overlook in their preparation is how to best take care of their special valuables and jewelry.
Shock. Disbelief. Anguish. The all-too-familiar cycle of emotions experienced by anyone who has lost a piece of treasured jewelry. Fortunately, these dreadful emotions can be avoided with an ounce of prevention - if you know what to watch for.