How To: Clean gold jewelry

Clean gold jewelry

How to Clean gold jewelry

Looking to polish up some old jewelry? Your skin, soap, and even the air can dull your gold jewelry. Bring the luster back with a few household items and these five steps.


You Will Need:
• Dishwashing liquid
• A soft bristled toothbrush
• A soft, lint-free cloth


Step 1: Fill bowl
Fill a bowl with two cups warm water and add a few drops of dishwashing liquid.


Step 2: Add jewelry and soak
Add all of your jewelry that needs cleaning and let it soak for 15 minutes.


Step 3: Brush up
Brush gently with the toothbrush around any recessed or detailed areas until each piece is clean.


Step 4: Rinse
Rinse the jewelry in a bowl of clean, warm water to remove any residue.


Step 5: Dry and buff
Dry and buff your jewelry with the soft, lint-free cloth until its luster returns.


FACT: White gold used in jewelry is usually an alloy of gold and nickel.

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