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Household Items Which Will Help To Make Your Jewelry Sparkle Like Brand-New

Date December 14, 2017

If you notice your jewelry loses its shine and attractive look, you do not have to take it to professional; there are household items which will help you! And your silver, gold or gemstones will sparkle like brand new.

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Baking soda

Baking soda can make miracles! You may make a paste of soda and water and apply it to your silver or gold jewelry. Rub it gently, and then rinse off. To make it more effective – add a drop of vinegar, and dip your jewelry into the mixture. Please note, this paste is not appropriate for gemstones, you may damage their structure using such remedy.

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Toothpaste

Applying a bit of toothpaste into the piece of sponge, or a toothbrush, and rub your jewelry with it, you will notice your jewelry shine after such scrubbing!

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Soap

A usual soap that you have in your bathroom will help! Make a mixture with water and clean your gemstones! Soap is a perfect decision for them, as they have porous structure and this way they do not get damaged.

Denture tablet

Put a denture tablet into the water – and you will have a wonderful mixture for cleaning your accessories, just put them into the glass with the mixture and dirt or grime will come off.

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Aluminium foil

Spread your jewelry on the piece of foil and sprinkle each item with baking soda, making it cover your items a little. Boil some water and pour a little amount on your jewelry. You will see, how the foil will help to collect grime, do the same for another side of your jewelry making it clean and shiny. After the procedure, just rinse with warm water.

No chemicals for gemstones

If you are a fan of gemstones and you feel like they need a new look as well, be sure you do not expose them to any chemicals, as they may ruin their structure.

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While scrubbing, use a soft brush or cloth and not a hard one. Let it soak for awhile in water-soap or water-shampoo solution, and only then start cleaning gently. A toothpick may help to get to the hard-to-reach places. After cleaning, rinse off the soap solution, but be careful and use water of the same temperature.

Taking good care for your jewelry will make it easier to clean for the next time.

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