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How to clean Jewelry with a DIY cleaner!

How to clean Jewelry with a DIY cleaner!

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I wanted to clean my Jewelry, but didn’t have those special cleaners and didn’t want to pay a jewelry store to do it so I set out to find a cheap and easy way to do it on my own!

What you’ll need:

Bowl of warm water

Dish Soap – I prefer Dawn

Soft bristle toothbrush


Put a squirt of dish soap in the bowl.

Fill bowl with warm water.

Place jewelry in bowl for a few minutes to soak.

Remove jewelry and clean with toothbrush. (Dip the toothbrush into the water/soap and gently scrub.)

I like to have a second bowl of warm water to rinse my jewelry in. I don’t recommend rinsing or washing jewelry over a sink since you could drop the jewelery and potentially lose it down the drain.

Dry off with a soft towel.

Your jewelry should be sparkling and clean!

** You could also use baking soda and water or windex. I haven’t tried these methods since dawn and water work just fine, but i’ve heard they work great.


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Della B

Thursday 24th of October 2013

I've never heard of using Dawn for cleaning jewelry. I will have to try this as it sounds much safer then most ways I've read about.


Tuesday 24th of September 2013

Wow! I have to share this with my mother! My mother purchases this chemical solution that looks like a jar of Noxzema. I've never felt comfortable with her using this because I know she doesn't wear gloves. The jar smells highly chemically and would probably do some major damage to your clothes. I would feel more comfortable if my mother used this solution instead. Thank you for sharing, I will definitely pass this information along to my mom!


Tuesday 24th of September 2013

Thank you for this!

Sabrina P

Wednesday 3rd of April 2013

I use my hands so much my jewelry always needs cleaning. this was very helpful.


Sunday 10th of March 2013

Thanks for sharing! I don't clean my wedding set often enough!

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