Jewellry Organizing Made Easy: How to Sort and Arrange

Keeping earrings, chains and bracelets all in one place and organizing them properly can be a difficult task. Finding the right jewellry to complement your outfits can be hard enough if everything is easily found, but if your collection is disorganized, then it can be a nightmare. Organizing jewellry is a process very specific to each individual, however just follow these simple rules and you should be able to get your jewellry organized well enough.

Keep everything in one place
First, gather all your jewellery and place it together. Keep aside the pieces that need to be repaired, thrown or given away. With the pieces that you choose to keep, sort them according to colours first. This will make it easier when you have to match your jewellery with your outfits. Then, group all like items together, and put aside those that you have outgrown, or impulse purchases that have never been worn.

Organize Jewellry According to Type
Sorting out jewellery according to type can also be very useful for you. Basically, divide the gold, silver, etc. If you like, you could also sort out jewellery according to formal, casual, office wear categories. If you do not own too much jewellery, then dividing them into categories like earrings, chains, pendants, and bracelets might be make things easier for you.

Cleaning Jewellry
Prior to storing jewellery, remember to clean and polish it. Clean silver jewellery with silver polish and a soft cloth. Gold and diamond jewellery can be cleaned in warm, soapy water and then, rinsed and rubbed with a soft, lint-free cloth. If you have any items with broken clasps or missing screws, keep them aside and take them to a jeweller for repair.

Storing Jewellry
Store everyday-wear jewellery in a jewellery box on your dresser, while family heirlooms must be placed in their special cases. Another method of storing jewellery is in dresser drawers fitted with drawers. You can also store earrings in ice trays placed inside your dresser drawer, while necklaces and bracelets can be hung on a row of hooks near the dresser.