I was talking to an elderly man who boasts a beautiful silver necklace. He highlight to me that it was a gift from his daughter who warns him not to remove it from his neck unless for cleaning. She warns, do not take it to a cleaner. This he will not do, however, silver jewelry needs to be polished and clean to maintain its enchanting appearance. Here is how he was instructed to clean a silver jewelry home.
HOW TO CLEAN SILVER JEWELRY AT HOME
Cleaning your silver jewelry is simple. You may not need a jeweler to get this done. There’s is something in your home that can make your silver sparkle again.
I am sure if you check in your cupboards you’ll be sure to find a cleaner like Murphy’s Oil Soap and even a little (Dish soap Dawn dish preferably) Cleaning your jewelry with these two basic cleaners gives the same results as if you had paid for the cleaning.
ABOUT MURPHY’S OIL SOAP…
The oil soap is a gentle cleaner used for daily cleaning of wooden furniture, windows, and floors. This soap is made from natural oils such as vegetable oils that make it gentle on surfaces. I tried cleaning my jewelry at home, with Murphy’s Oil Soap wherein I accidentally forgot the jewelry in the solution. When I got back the results were amazing.
HOW TO CLEAN SILVER JEWELRY (WITH MURPHY’S OIL SOAP)
Here Are The Instructions…
Step 1. Add one tablespoon oil soap to 2 cups warm water in a container
Step 2. Allow soaking for thirty minutes to one hour
Step 3. Use an extremely soft toothbrush and gently scrub the jewelry
Step 4. Fill a clean container with warm and rinse
Step 5. Place on a clean lint-free cloth or paper towel to dry
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HOW TO CLEAN SILVER JEWELRY WITH (DAWN DISH SOAP)
A good way to keep your silver looking vibrant is to give it a quick wash once in a while with mild dish soap. Dawn dish soap is considered safe to clean silver jewelry.
Simply fill a container with warm water. Add a dab of dawn dish soap then add the jewelry. Swirl it around a bit until the water develops foamy bubbles. Use a soft toothbrush to brush the jewelry. Rinse and place on an absorbent towel for drying. For a clean, that looks like a professional clean. Apply this method after steam cleaning. The results will be remarkable!
HOW TO STEAM CLEAN JEWELRY
Steam cleaning works well when cleaning jewelry. The steam loosens dirt and grease making it easy to clean. Giving your jewelry steam clean before actually applying other cleaners will leave you with a sparkling piece.
Jewelry steam cleaners are available online for purchasing. The prices are very affordable one place you can buy a jewelry steam cleaner is on Amazon.com. If you prefer not to use a steam cleaner and want to go the DIY way. You can create your own jewelry steam cleaning method right there at home.
How To Steam Clean Jewelry Without A Steam Cleaner
Step.1 Bring 2 cups of water to a boil
Step. 2 Pour the water onto the jewelry. Using a heatproof container
Step. 3 Cover the container with a towel
Step. 4 Allow steaming for 15 minutes
Step. 5 Remove the jewelry from the water and apply a recommended jewelry cleaner. This amazing steaming method is ideal for cleaning other jewelry such as diamonds and stones. The results, dazzling.
HOW TO CLEAN SILVER PLATED JEWELRY
Just like sterling silver, plated silver jewelry gets tarnished just the same and requires cleaning. Why take it to a jewelry cleaner when you can clean yourself. By the way, no one will be able to tell the difference.
To clean silver plated jewelry make a paste using baking soda and water. Use a soft toothbrush to lather the paste onto the jewelry. Allow sitting for 10- 15 minutes. Rinse well with room temperature water and allow to dry. Mild dish soap can also be used to clean plated silver jewelry. The care is pretty much the same as cleaning genuine silver jewelry.
We hope that you found exactly what you were searching for and more. These are safe and less expensive ways to clean your silver jewelry and have the same ravishing results. If these tips were helpful kindly share them with friends. See you soon.