1 What material?
- 1.1 6 ways to clean metallic jewelery
- 1.2 4 ways to clean jewelry with stones
- 1.3 4, the method for other materials
- 2 findings
Bright decorations - an indispensable attribute of my outfits. And to keep them sparkling appearance of beads and bracelets should be cared for properly. I learned this. Now I'll tell you how to clean jewelry at home without damaging it, and how to do it as efficiently as possible.
Almost all the decorations are made of metal-based and complemented with stones. Over time, the metal begins to oxidize and darken, and the crystals lose their appearance - no matter how often you use the jewels.
Before embarking on jewelry cleaning, Should clarify two important points:
- Type of material. Choose methods and means for cleaning only after determining from what material jewelry.
- Properties of crystals and stones. Be sure to check what properties are encrusted with stones and crystals.
Most often jewelery is from:
- corrosive metal;
- artificial and semi-precious stones.
6 ways to clean metallic jewelery
From personal experience I know with time it gets dark even with expensive jewelry made of gold and silver-plated. Return luster such products as possible. How?
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Method 1. special paste
Gently cleanse and remove metal oxides pollution from all types of jewelry.
Method 2. Soap
Suitable for glass and a gold and silver-plated. Hold ornaments in soap solution for 20 minutes and scrub dirty places soft toothbrush.
Method 3. Vinegar + salt
Make your own hands slurry of fine salt and vinegar and rub this mixture of decoration. Then rinse in pure water.
Method 4. Mel + ammonia
Can purify the product copper and silver-plated, including the yellow metal. Dissolve in water 5-10 drops of ammonia and lower back jewelry.
The same method will solve the problem of how to clean a chain of cheap metal.
Method 5. Onion or garlic salt +
Prepare a mixture of these ingredients and cover its products. Wash off after 10 minutes.
After processing the onions and garlic on jewelry can remain odor.
Method 6. Coke or Sprite
With these soft drinks can be cleaned with a metal jewelry. You just have to drop ornaments in a container of one of these liquids for 10 minutes.
We strongly recommend that you use this method to expensive jewelry with inlays. There is a risk of it irreversibly damage.
4 ways to clean jewelry with stones
Clean jewelry, inlaid stones, only defining their style and material. Price stones can vary greatly, and that you do not have to carry the product to the shop, the instruction presented in the table to help deal with the intricacies of their processing:
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View 1. Semiprecious stones.
These include: amber, opal, jasper, aquamarine and others.
Such products can not handle the chemicals. Rinse them under cold water and dry flannel cloth.
View 2. precious stones
On insertion inlaid various coatings can be applied. For example waxes, resins or oils.
Such decorations can be cleaned with a soft cloth and blow a jet of cold dryer.
In the photo with ennobled emerald earrings - beryl.
View 3. Swarovski crystals
Clean from darkening decorations such pastes can use ammonia.
Swarovski stones in any case can not be cleaned in soapy water. From this treatment, they will be covered with dark spots.
View 4. Venetian pearl
Clean noble this material can with a soft felt or flannel.
4, the method for other materials
To glass ornaments, ivory, wood and leather to enjoy the beauty and splendor, use the following guidelines:
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View 1. Glass
Very resistant material. Lower glass products in powder detergent solution and dry with a soft sponge.
To make additional shine, such decorations may be coated with varnish to the nails.
View 2. Ivory
Use a mild soap or bleach solution for cleaning. At the end of the product, wipe with a soft cloth.
View 3. Wood
Ornaments made of wood can not be washed. All that can be done, wipe them with a slightly damp sponge or blow cold jet dryer.
View 4. Leather
Leather bracelets are unpretentious in care. Suffice it to regular cleansing of the dust and fine dirt with a damp cloth.
Jewelry to look like newUse the following tips:
- Always remove jewelry before showering and applying makeup.
- Try to keep on the product do not fall sprays deodorants and perfumes.
- Store jewelry in a certain place, closed from direct sunlight and dust.
I describe in simple ways to contain ornaments clean and tidy, which enjoys a long and successful. Videos in this article will introduce you to all the nuances of cleaning different types of jewelry. And asking questions in the comments, you will get satisfactory answers to them.
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