How to Clean Jewelry

Jewelry makes people look beautiful. They make you look better and even more fashionable. However beautiful they may look, they still attract dust. This means that they may not always have the original brilliance. A simple wipe may not be the perfect way to give them that original look. No one would rock dusty necklaces or even earrings. They will not give you impressive. From a distance, anyone would be able to recognize the dusty pair of earrings. And it is a bad gesture to be reminded by those close to you that your necklaces or earrings require some cleaning.

But the good part of cleaning is that you probably have all the cleaning supplies at home. Thus, you may not require any special supplies from the lab. Similarly, you will not require special scrubs or brushes specific to each piece of jewelry in your home. You can just pick any piece of cloth or Rag and get down to work. This article reveals brilliant ways to clean your jewelry to give it the original brilliance.

Cleaning Supplies

This is what you will require:

  • The dirty jewelry
  • Baking soda
  • Water
  • Dish Soap
  • Toothpaste
  • Antibacterial cleaner
  • Bowls
  • Clean Rag or soft cloth
  • Vinegar
  • Toothbrush, especially the soft-bristled.
  • Glass bowl

As you can see, all of these requirements are available in your home. Any of them that you may not have at the moment will not cost you a lot to get. So, make sure you have the above-listed items. They will all help you achieve the cleaning ideas shared in this article.

Use Baking Soda + Water.

In this easy method, you will use the bowl, piece of cloth, Water and some baking soda. Place the piece of jewelry into the bowl and add some baking soda. You will then let it soak for about five minutes. Remove it and keenly dry it with a piece of a soft cloth.

Using the Antibacterial Cleaner

This is very easy. Pour some antibacterial cleaner into a small glass bowl. Add the pieces of jewelry and allow it to sit for about three to five minutes. As you wait, you will see the mess buildup on the jewelry falling off to settle in the bottom of the bowl. On the count of the fifth minute, rinse your pretty jewelry under cold Water then gently pat dry using a clean piece of cloth. Please do not put it away immediately. Let it dry completely before placing it back to its usual storage space.

Use Soap + Water

Soap and Water are mostly ideal when cleaning gold and platinum necklaces, earrings and rings. This is because they can easily be scratched. So, use a soft-bristle toothbrush or simply a soft cloth to scrub any dust on the jewelry. Afterwards, rinse and dry with a clean and soft piece of cloth.

Toothpaste

Toothpaste is ideal for any piece of jewelry that is not made of gold and silver. If you have any jewelry that lies in that category, use a soft-bristled toothbrush to work the toothpaste on its surface to remove any buildup from the jewelry. Rinse and dry the jewelry using a soft and clean cloth.

Vinegar and baking soda

Mix vinegar with baking soda to make a ½ cup of the mixture. Soak pure silver jewelry into the mixture for not less than 2 hours. Remove and rinse under cold water and dry with a soft cloth.

Conclusion

There are various ways of cleaning jewelry. The ideas revealed in this article give brilliant results. So, feel free to use any of them and adhere to any recommendations given along with the cleaning guidelines. Enjoy wearing clean and brilliant earrings, necklaces and rings all the days of the week.