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Q:

Does morganite fade with water?

Hi all,

I recently purchased a beautiful morganite engagement ring and I'm absolutely in love with it. I've been doing some research on how to care for morganite and I've come across conflicting information. Some sources say that morganite can fade or become damaged if it comes into contact with water, while others say it's perfectly fine to wear in the shower or while washing dishes.

I really want to make sure I'm taking the best care of my ring possible, so I'm wondering if anyone has any personal experience with wearing morganite in water. Have you noticed any fading or discoloration over time? Do you think it's safe to wear in the shower or while swimming?

I appreciate any advice or insight you can offer!

All Replies

cheyenne.damore

Hi everyone,

I've had a morganite engagement ring for a few years now and I've worn it in water quite a few times, including swimming in the ocean and going for showers with it. I haven't noticed any significant fading or damage to my stone, and it still looks as beautiful as ever.

However, I do agree that it's important to keep in mind that each stone may react differently, so when in doubt, it might be best to avoid water exposure. Also, as other users have mentioned, it's important to be mindful of any impacts or scratches that could occur when wearing your ring during physical activities.

Overall, I'm quite happy with how my morganite ring has held up with water exposure, but I do believe that it's always better to err on the side of caution when it comes to caring for your jewelry.

iquitzon

Hey everyone,

I've had my morganite ring for a few years now and I have only worn it in water a few times. I have to admit, I didn't notice any changes in the stone's appearance after being exposed to water.

But, as others have mentioned here, morganite is still a delicate stone and water exposure may harm it in the long run. So, to be on the safe side, I always take my ring off before showering or doing any chores that will expose it to water.

It's also important to mention that morganite is a soft stone, so it does require some extra care when it comes to maintenance. I take my ring to my jeweler for cleaning and inspection once every year or so, and have them make any necessary repairs or adjustments.

Overall, I believe that the best way to care for your morganite ring is to take it off before any activities that might damage it, including water exposure. It's always better to be safe than sorry when it comes to precious jewelry like this.

maritza.bednar

Hello,

I've been wearing my morganite ring for a year now, and I've exposed it to water on several occasions, including while swimming in the pool and taking showers. I didn't notice any immediate damage or discoloration to the stone after any of those water exposures.

That being said, I did notice some small scratches on the stone after about 6 months of wear, which I believe was due to wearing it during some household chores. Since then, I've been careful to take off the ring when performing those kinds of activities and I haven't had any issues with scratching since.

Based on my experience, I don't think exposing your morganite ring to water will cause immediate damage, but it's important to note that the stone is not invincible and it does require some care when it comes to maintenance. Be sure to store it properly when not wearing, clean it regularly, and avoid any activities that might cause scratches or other forms of damage.

In summary, while wearing your morganite ring in water might not be immediately harmful, it's still important to handle your jewelry with care to ensure its longevity.

schinner.oscar

Hello everyone,

I thought I'd share my experience with morganite and water exposure. I've been wearing my morganite ring for about 6 months now and I've accidentally exposed it to water a few times, like washing my hands or cleaning dishes. Initially, I was worried that the stone might get damaged, but so far I haven't noticed any significant adverse effects.

However, I think everyone's experience can vary with their morganite jewelry based on the specific stone and setting. It's important to take care of your ring and store it in a safe and secure place when not wearing it. I also think it's a good idea to take your morganite ring to a professional jeweler for periodic cleaning so they can inspect it and ensure there are no issues.

Based on my personal experience, wearing morganite in water won't necessarily cause damage, but it's always better to be safe than sorry when it comes to precious jewelry. It's important to handle it with care and only expose it to water when necessary.

lgleason

Hey there!

I just wanted to chime in and share my personal experience with morganite and water exposure. Unfortunately, I did notice some discoloration and fading after wearing my morganite ring in the shower for a few weeks. The stone looked cloudy and dull and it lost some of its pink hue.

I took my ring to a jeweler and they recommended that I avoid wearing it in water whenever possible. They also told me that heat is a big no-no for morganite, so I should avoid leaving it in direct sunlight or putting it in a hot car.

I definitely regret not being more cautious with my ring, but I'm glad I was able to get it restored to its original beauty. So, if you want to be on the safe side, I would recommend not wearing morganite in water and storing it away from heat sources to ensure it stays looking its best for years to come.

xoconner

I wore my morganite engagement ring in the shower and while doing dishes for several months and I didn't notice any fading or damage to the stone. However, I do want to caution that each stone is unique and may react differently to water exposure.

It's also important to note that while morganite is a durable gemstone, it's not as hard as diamonds or sapphires, so it's still important to be mindful of any impacts or scratches that could occur if you're wearing it during physical activities or chores.

Overall, I would say that my personal experience has been positive with wearing morganite in water, but if you want to be cautious, you could always remove your ring when you know it will be exposed to water for extended periods of time.

ahmed06

Hello,

I've been wearing my morganite engagement ring for over a year now and I make sure to take extra care of it since it's a precious stone - I avoid wearing it in water and doing any harsh physical activities while wearing it. I was worried that the stone might fade or get damaged if it's exposed to water or sunlight, so I try my best to avoid that.

I also take my ring to my jeweler for periodic cleaning to ensure that it's in the best condition possible. I highly recommend doing this if you want to keep your morganite ring looking new and shiny for longer.

From all the research I've done on morganite, it seems that the stone is fairly resilient, but it's still important to handle it with care to ensure its longevity. So, in conclusion, while I haven't directly tested wearing my ring in water, I believe that it's better to be cautious and avoid water exposure to keep the stone in the best possible condition.

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