How to clean jewelry from browning
Every girl at home has jewelry that is used during certain periods of life. Among these jewelry you can see pendants, earrings or bracelets. These items are cheaper than gold or silver jewelry. In any case, take care of your jewelry, so that all these decorations shine beautifully.
Preparation and precautions
Before you apply the tools to improve the appearance of jewelry, you need to find out what substances can spoil these jewelry. In addition, work with tools in special gloves, as some chemical reactions may adversely affect human skin. In case of contact with cleansers, rinse thoroughly with clean running water.
Attention! Not every jewelery from the jewelry category can be cleaned. At the same time it is impossible to use abrasive tools and hard methods, as they lead to the loss of an attractive appearance of products.
Why jewelry is getting dark
Jewelery loses its former beauty due to exposure to various environments. So, if the jewelry is in a room with high humidity for a long time, it will fade and the metal may oxidize.
Effective tools for cleaning jewelry from different materials
If you are cleaning metal jewelry, purchase a special cleaning paste that is sold in the respective stores. However, such things are easy to update and at home, using simple solutions. It is enough to take some water and tooth powder, although ordinary chalk will do. As tools, take a brush with a soft bristle and a napkin of wool. The main thing is to correctly identify the material used to make a particular jewelry.
- When you want to clean jewelry, made of metal without spraying, add soda, previously mixed with ordinary chalk, into the water.
- On small parts of jewelry, which were covered with rust, affected by vinegar. However, surgical steel decorations only deteriorate.
It is recommended to minimize any cleaning methods, as this will reduce the life of the product, and in some cases can hopelessly spoil it.
Plastic jewelry requires careful cleaning, so it uses liquid detergents and shampoos. Dip the object in such a solution, and then wipe gently with a soft cloth. It is preferable to use lint-free textiles.
Copper jewelry is easy to clean with a mixture of finely ground salt and vinegar. The components under consideration are stirred to a paste and only then act. At the end of the procedure, the product is washed and dried.
Also help a few cloves of garlic, which is rubbed on a grater. This gruel is mixed with salt and applied to the object. Then leave for five minutes and then rinse thoroughly. Dry the product and enjoy its restored charming look.
Wood jewelery suffers from water and various types of fatty environments, so they are cleaned with a piece of soft cloth. Hot sun rays and high temperatures also harm them, so do not clean them with hot water and do not forget in the street in direct sunlight.
It is easiest to care for glass ornaments. You can use any methods and mild detergents.However, with hard abrasive surfaces, you ruin them.
Products under gold and coated
If the costume jewelry is made under gold or silver, it is not recommended to rub it strongly. Immerse the jewelry in soapy water, and then wipe gently. If you skip this recommendation, the probability is high to simply erase the spray. And then the charming look will be hopelessly spoiled.
Costume jewelery with topaz and zircons
To topaz and zirconia again sparkled, clean them with a solution of ammonia and water. Observe the proportion of 1: 6.
Features cleaning jewelry "Pandora"
Most often, jewelry "Pandora" are made of silver, which eventually fades. At home, take a solution of soapy water, and then gently polish the object with a cloth.
When cleaning it is absolutely impossible to use liquid chemicals for silver, because then all protective coatings will be removed, which will lead to rapid deterioration of the product.
- When brushing artificial pearl jewelry, do not use wet cleaning methods, rather take a dry, velvety piece of cloth and rub it.
- To avoid problems when cleaning, store jewelry in special cases.
- Avoid contact of various objects with them, so that jewelry does not fade.
These helpful tips and techniques will help keep your jewelry clean.