Ever look under your ring – Lotion, soaps and everyday dirt can clog your baubles. Making stones appear less brighter and flat. Even gold chains and pendants can get tarnished through everyday wear. Every woman loves jewellery, they always have some favorite jewellery pieces for themselves. It can be made with gold, silver or diamond according to your preferences. We have got some pretty simple and amazing tips to make your dull tarnished jewellery to shine like new.
Here listing some of the few tips that can turn your old jewellery sparkle like new:-
1. Ammonia Solution
Make a mixture of 1 cup warm water and 1/6 cup of Ammonia. Don’t let jewellery sit in the ammonia mixture for too long because ammonia can be slightly corrosive. Keep it in ammonia solution for 1 minute then use a soft toothbrush to remove the dirt and rinse it with normal water.
2. Dish Soap
Put a few drops of liquid dish detergent in a bowl of lukewarm water. Allow the jewellery to sit in the water for about 15-30 minutes. As it soaks, warm soapy water will work its way into the cracks and crevices. Use a soft toothbrush to remove any hidden dirt in your jewellery piece.
Squeeze about an inch of toothpaste into a bowl and mix with a tablespoon water to make a light paste. Use a soft-bristled toothbrush and toothpaste to gently scrub off grime the dirt. As we clean our teeth after brushing, rinse your jewellery well after with water to remove toothpaste from it.
4. Baking Soda + Vinegar
Cleaning your gold and gemstone jewellery couldn’t be easier with a mixture of baking soda and white vinegar. Simply drop the jewellery into the mix of baking soda and vinegar and let sit for 10 to 15 minutes. Remove and scrub with a soft-bristled toothbrush, if it is necessary.
5. Boiled Water
Gold will not get affected if we try to clean it with boiled water but opals, pearls and moonstones are delicate to clean in boiled water. Put your gold or silver jewellery in boiled water and let it sit till the water cools. Use an old toothbrush to clean the unseen dirt.
So here were few tips to get shiny and sparkling jewellery like new. 🙂