Clean Jewelry At Home
Is Your Jewelry In Need Of Some Proper Cleaning?
Jewelry is an integral part of fashion. It completes the ‘Look’ so to say. Men and women alike collect the pieces of accessories that take their fancy and put them in safekeeping until they want to wear them. The problem with continuous wear or just storing the jewelry away is that it subject to tarnish and ruin. This is not acceptable! After all our jewelry must always be in top condition otherwise, there is no point in wearing it. So either take it to the professional or clean your jewelry at home.
Go To The Professional Or Do It Yourself?
The best advice you could ever get for cleaning your jewelry is to take it to the professional every other month. Although this is the best thing you could do, it is not always possible. Taking the time out to gather up all your jewelry, drive down to the shop and then wait a week or two until everything is cleaned. The time consumption is quite a lot not to mention the expense. So why not make life easier for yourself and just clean the jewelry at home? Cleaning jewelry at home would lead to less expense and less time consumption as well. Plus this could be you ‘me time.’ You could put on songs and just focus on cleaning.
Tips And Tricks For Cleaning Jewelry At Home
Here are some lovely tips and tricks that you could use to clean jewelry at home. They are easy to do and have startlingly good results.
- Warm Water And Dish Detergent
You would be amazed by what a little warm water and dish detergent can accomplish. This mixture works well for both silver and gold jewelry. All you need to do is bring some water up to boil in a non-reactive bowl, and then add a glop full of dish detergent into it. Gently place your jewelry inside the solution for a little bit.
After 2 or 3 minutes take the jewelry out and scrub it clean with either a cotton swab or a very soft toothbrush. Pat the jewelry dry with a non-abrasive cloth and you’re done!
- Baking Soda Hack
Next on the list of ways, you could effectively clean your jewelry at home is the baking soda hack. All you have to do is get water up to boil in a non-reactive bowl that has been wrapped in aluminum foil. Put a tablespoon of baking soda in the water and see it bubble up. Once the mixture has bubbled up place your jewelry in the bowl and make sure it touches the aluminum foil. This is important. After 5 minutes take the jewelry out with a pair of tongs so that you don’t hurt your hands.
Let the jewelry rest for a little bit and then pat it dry with a non-abrasive cloth and some clear water. After this just pat the jewelry dry again with a cotton cloth.
- The Ketchup Hack
It has been found that ketchup has quite a lot of redeeming qualities. Other than of course it is a delicious condiment used on hot dogs, fries and burgers. You can use Ketchup to clean jewelry as well.
Are you confused? Do you think we’re crazy? The question in your mind is probably that how on earth could Ketchup be used to clean jewelry at home? Well, the answer is simple, in the genetic makeup of Ketchup some qualities make it an excellent cleaning material. All you have to do is take a bit of ketchup and then scrub your jewelry with it via a soft toothbrush. Scrub carefully and gently and then wash the jewelry with warm water. Pat dry with a non-abrasive cloth. This is definitely one of the easier to clean jewelry at home.