Get your silver sparkling again with these easy DIY jewelry cleaning recipes
That’s right. Good, ol’ fashioned toothpaste. This recipe claims that not just jewelry, any silverware that you may have will be shiny and tarnish-free with toothpaste.
This recipe uses the baking soda that we’d shared earlier about but as well it adds vinegar for an additional punch. PLUS, it claims to make your silver sparkle without any scrubbing. Now, that’s easy, right?
This recipe from the Jewelry Making Journal shares how you can get the tarnish off silver pieces using the humble salt. Worth a try, don’t you think?
This article outlines jewelry cleaning tips not only for silver pieces but for gold, diamonds and pearls as well.
This is the post I’d mentioned earlier as well and shares my tips for cleaning silver earrings and getting the tarnish and dullness off with ease.
Things To Keep In Mind When Cleaning Silver Jewelry
- Don’t try to ‘scrub’ the tarnish off using a toothbrush or harsh scrubbers because that will lead to scratches.
2. Always buff and shine your pieces gently with a special silver cleaning cloth.
3. Use these DIY recipes with a single inexpensive piece to begin with.
4. If your silver jewelry is only silver coated, abrasive cleaners may wear off the coating entirely.
5. If you’re unsure about cleaning your jewelry at home, please consult a professional jeweler.
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Disclaimer: Always check to see if you have manufacturer’s instructions for cleaning your jewelry. These tips are strictly for informational purposes and not intended to replace original instructions in any way.