Here are some easy and effective ways to clean your gold jewelry at home.
Most of us have gold jewelry at home and having spent months in lockdown, many people are looking to get their jewelry polished and cleaned. Now that shops have been opened, people are allowed to go out, and even to jewelry stores, it is not the best time to go out only to get your gold jewelry cleaned.
There are many simple ways to do it at home and it will also save you a lot of time and money. Here are some easy ways to clean your gold jewelry at home.
This is the easiest way to clean your jewelry as it is a readily available cleansing agent. Mix some dishwashing soap in lukewarm water and keep your gold jewelry in it for about 15-30 mins. Use a soft-bristled toothbrush to clean out the dirt and rinse it under warm water. Use a soft cloth to dry out the jewelry piece. This method is not suitable for gold pieces with precious stones and pearls.
Ammonia is a strong cleansing agent so make sure you don’t leave your jewelry in the solution for more than a few minutes. Use one part of ammonia for six parts of water. Dip the jewelry pieces in this solution for a few seconds and take it out. Place it under running water and dry it with a soft cloth. Avoid using this method if your old jewelry has platinum.
Wet soapy cloth
This method works for gold jewelry that has stones. Since such pieces can’t be submerged in liquid solutions for too long. Take a damp soapy cloth and gently clean the jewelry with it. Use another wet cloth to clean the soapy solution and leave the jewelry to dry.
Here are three easy ways to clean your gold jewelry at home. It is best to use any of the above-mentioned ways to clean your jewelry if you just want to retain the shine of your pieces.