Protecting Jewelry While Traveling

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5 Tips to Protect Jewelry When Traveling

June 29, 2017

Keep your Jewelry Safe with Jewelers Mutual Insurance Company

Back in the day, we were more carefree and less worried about protecting our things. In this day and age, we need to conscientious and ensure that everything is taken care of one way or the other. Jewelers Mutual Insurance Company gives that peace of mind when it comes to protecting jewelry when you travel.

I wanted to share a couple of tips given we are in the summer season which means lots of travel and vacations are happening. We all want to look our best in vacation photos, which may mean bringing jewelry. Keeping it safe doesn't mean not taking it with you!

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This is a scenic photo from the 2nd floor of Pacific City, a new restaurant and shopping hub, in downtown Huntington Beach California.

1. Make sure to place your jewelry in a small container or bag.

Do not just throw your jewelry into your carry-on or in a small pocket in a carry-on. It can get lost that way. It needs to be in its own little baggy, or in a jewelry box of some kind. This way you can keep it safe and it won't get tangled with your clothing. The best containers would be pill containers which are typically used for medicine that needs to be taken certain days of the week. This is super helpful for multiple jewelry pieces. 

2. Keep Jewelers Mutual in mind.

Jewelers Mutual can help add additional protection to your items, including worldwide travel coverage, for significantly more carefree travels with your jewelry. If you're going on your honeymoon and want to bring the diamonds for some amazing photos, you absolutely can take it with you and have peace of mind. Jewelers Mutual has been exclusively insuring jewelry for more than 100 years. They offer repair or replacement coverage that includes worldwide travel protection for all types of jewelry and watches. Coverage includes loss, theft, damage, and mysterious disappearance (unexplained loss) which really gives you peace of mind.

 3. Keep the jewelry with you.

Whether that's in your purse or your carry-on, it's so important to keep the jewelry with you. Do not put it in checked luggage because TSA could inspect your bag, and it could fall out. Your bag could end up in the wrong hands, and your jewelry may be taken out of your suitcase. 

4. Place the jewelry strategically.

This is an important one that many overlook, but when you're placing your jewelry in your suitcase or bag, make sure it's not next to a water bottle or near liquid products. During a flight, the liquid container could burst (it's happened to me more times than one) so it's really important not to put your jewelry at risk of getting wet and staying sticky for hours at a time. 

5. Try to keep the jewelry untangled.

One of the most obnoxious things is having to untangle jewelry from itself. When your necklaces get all tangled together, it easily becomes a hassle to try to untangle everything apart. So much so that I normally don't want to be a part of the untangling. 

 

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