Jewelry of silver, many prefer. They are original and beautiful. That's only metal this is often dirtier and loses its luster and darkens. Therefore, it is particularly important systematically to clean it. This service is available in many jewelry shops for a fee. But to carry out this procedure regularly expensive for a purse. Silver can be cleaned at home, using simple means.
Minor stains on the silverware can be eliminated with the soapy solution. To do this, warm water should dissolve a small piece of soap. Then add a few drops of ammonia. Silver jewelry is placed in the prepared solution on the day. In the morning the product is cleaned with a toothbrush. At the end of the procedure, the decoration is washed under clean running water. Dry it with a soft cloth.
It should be noted that using abrasive materials, you can leave silver visible scratches. Then they can be deleted only in the jewelry shop. Therefore, the toothbrush should be soft bristles. As a soft cloth, use suede or flannel.
Moistened with water soda – an effective tool for cleaning the chain. The chain should be placed on the palm of your hand. After that it liberally sprinkled with baking soda. To clean the chain, you need a toothbrush for 10-15 minutes, until the soda will not darken. Further, the chain is washed with clean running water.
Remember, silver is strictly forbidden to clean the kitchen with detergents, since they contain alkali, from which it will darken. Also, do not use as a cleaning preparation hydrogen peroxide.
Gold jewelry with trepidation should be cleaned from dirt. Much care should apply to products of white metal and jewelry with stones. The only option of cleaning – soap solution. For plain gold jewelry, there are other means.
To clean gold at home by using the liquid for contact lenses or lemon juice.
To clean the gold a great tool – a boiling solution of water with addition of washing powder. After 2-3 minutes, after diving the mud from the product comes away easily.
When a serious dirt for gold jewelry will fit the following composition: 0.5 teaspoon detergent, 1 teaspoon of water, a vial of ammonia. Consistency in the finished jewelry should be immersed for 5-7 minutes. After that, the dirt residues are scraped off with a toothbrush.