To care for your jewelry use a soft clean toothbrush and some dishwashing liquid with warm water and give the stone a brush. Rinse with fresh water and dry with a soft lint-free cloth. Be gentle around any prongs. I clean all of my jewelry this way as I prefer not to use harsh chemicals. I work with included gemstones so please do not put them in an ultrasonic cleaner. It would be best to remove your jewelry if you are cleaning with any chemicals, or when you go into the ocean or a pool.