DIY Cleaning Solution To Keep One's Jewelry Bright And Shine

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Store-bought jewelry cleaners are not always the best for your precious pieces. Oftentimes, these cleaners are made with very harsh chemicals that end up dulling some pieces of jewelry over time. So, if we want our ornaments to stay bright and sparkly for longer, and avoid using non-natural supplies, then it’s important to learn how to take care of the jewelry with DIY non-toxic cleaners. Using such cleaners has a lot of benefits because they are hypoallergenic and not so aggressive as those with some really harsh ingredients.

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With this easy-to-prepare solution made from accessible things, it’s possible to make jewelry shine and bright again.

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So, let's get started. Here are the ingredients:

1. Aluminum foil.

2. Baking soda (1 tablespoon).

3. Salt (1 tablespoon).

4. Dishwashing liquid (1 tablespoon).

5. Warm water (1 cup).

6. Bowl.

7. Toothbrush.

Now let’s go through the cleaning process:

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Now let’s go through the cleaning process:

- place the foil in the bottom of the bowl;

- add warm water;

- add the rest of the ingredients;

- mix until everything is well combined;

- put your jewelry in the mixture and leave to soak for 10-15 minutes;

- using the toothbrush gently remove the stains and grime until your pieces are completely clean;

- place your jewelry in a bowl of clean, cool water to rinse off;

- bring them out and lay them on a cloth. Make sure they are placed in an airy environment so they can dry off.

This method is really easy and quick, but also it’s good to remember that jewelry should be stored properly. It will allow avoiding fast tarnishing and dirt accumulation.

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