Care & Repair

Gold Jewelry

Our jewelry is extremely well crafted and if cared for properly can be enjoyed for generations.  Air pollutants, dust, perspiration, perfumes and other natural elements can dull the appearance of gemstones or precious metals.

We recommend that once a year, your jewelry should be professionally cleaned and inspected.  Periodic inspection and maintenance of jewelry helps prevent costly repairs or replacements.  Personally inspect your jewelry as you wear it by looking for loose or chipped stones, worn links, bent prongs, or malfunctioning clasps.

If a problem is found, the piece should be brought in immediately for repair to prevent more extensive damage or loss.

Silver Jewelry

Sterling silver tarnishes in the presence of common everyday items that contain sulfur, such as leather, rubber, chlorine, and perspiration. Other elements to be mindful of are air pollutants and salt water. Because these substances cannot be completely avoided, it is recommended that sterling silver be routinely wiped down with a cloth. Regular wear of your  sterling silver jewelry can also help prevent tarnishing-we recommend that you enjoy and wear your silver jewelry every day. When not in use, store your jewelry in a separate pouch.

Gold plated Jewelry

Our jewelry is plated using 3 layers of 18-karat gold to provide the highest quality of finish product. All plated jewelry do loose a bit of its color over time. However, with proper care your pièces uniques will remain beautiful for years to come. To extend the life of your gold plated jewelry, remove your jewelry before bathing, swimming or exercising. Wear them after applying perfume, hairspray and make up. Store them in a soft pouch separate from other jewelry. Clean your plated jewelry gently, don’t rub it.

Pièces Uniques offer a re-plating service for all of our products. If you would like to have your piece cleaned or re-plated please send us an email customercare@piecesuniques.no

Pearls

Pearls require proper care to retain their beauty and luster. They should be kept away from perfumes, cosmetics, perspiration, chlorine, vinegar, ammonia, and oil. We recommend you put them on last, after hair products and perfume. Pearls should be removed before exercising to protect them from perspiration. After wearing, gently wipe them with a slightly damp cloth.

Wash pearls periodically with a soft cloth. Rinse pearls in clean water and wrap them in a thin, damp cotton towel to dry.

 

 

To prevent scratches, pearls should be stored away from other objects in a storage pouch. However, do not store them in an airtight package such as a plastic bag. Opals and pearls require humidity. When storing them, make sure the environment is not too dry or they may crack.

REPAIR

We offer a full range of repair and restorations services for your fine, demi-fine and antiques jewelry.

  • General repairs and alterations
  • Ring sizing ( Down sizing: Yellow / Rose gold : 480 nok . White gold / Rhodium 680 nok . Platinum 720 nok  ) ( Up sizing: Yellow / Rose gold : 680 nok . White gold / Rhodium 820 nok  . Platinum 940 nok )
  • Chain re-join, claw work
  • New full half and quarter shanks
  • Stone supply / replacement and setting
  • Full polishing ( Yellow / Rose gold 480 nok . White gold 680 nok )
  • 18-karat gold plating ( starting at 680 nok )
  • Laser welding & repairs
  • Pearl and bead restringing ( starting at 350 nok )
  • Machine engraving ( 280 nok / 875 nok )
  • Hand engraving ( 480 nok / 1475 nok )
  • Hand engraving Coat of Arms ( 4375 nok )
  • Diamond and gemstones certificate service ( GIA : starting 1500 nok )

We offer FREE re-sizing for our FINE COLLECTION ( exception to SALE & EXCLUSIVE OFFERS – extra 280 nok )

Free Pick up - Free Delivery to Norway on orders + 1500 Nok
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Please note that when placing a PRE-ORDER on any Pieces Uniques item, your jewelry will be despatched in approx. 4 weeks from date of order. Your card will be charged upon ordering; should your shopping bag also contain items which are currently in-stock, these items will be despatched immediately with PRE-ORDER items following later. For further information and any questions please email
customercare@piecesuniques.no