How do I clean my jewelry?

How to clean your jewelry

To make sure that you can make sure your favorite jewelry stays beautiful there are a few simple things you can do to help them maintain their shine. In this blog post, we will be teaching you exactly why and how you should clean your jewelry as well as give you a few simple tips that will make your jewelry last longer.

Tips and tricks to make your jewelry last longer

  • Take off your jewelry when working out

  • Take off your jewelry when going to bed

  • Take off your jewelry before applying sunscreen or lotion and wait for 30 minutes until you put them back on

  • Make sure you don’t spray perfume, hairspray, or any other spray products on your jewelry

  • Take off your jewelry when swimming, showering, or doing the dishes.

Why should I clean my jewelry?

Even if you follow all the steps above, it is still a good idea to regularly clean your jewelry to make sure they stay shiny and clean. This could be because of the way you store your jewelry or the PH of your skin. When you do decide to clean your jewelry it’s important to do this in a careful way with the right materials so that you do not damage the jewelry. All of this will be explained in detail below.

How to clean brass jewelry

Brass jewelry can sometimes become slightly darker in color when worn often but is luckily also easily cleanable. The easiest way to do this is to use Brasso and a dry piece of cloth. We like to use the brand Wenol polishing cream.

How to clean silver jewelry

Silver jewelry can become slightly darker in color and can start to lose their shine after a while. Luckily, this is a natural reaction that happens when silver comes in contact with oxygen and is therefore easily fixable in a couple of ways. A way we often use to clean silver jewelry is to use silver polish and a dry piece of cloth however, another common method is to simply use toothpaste and a toothbrush to polish the jewelry.

How to clean gold-plated jewelry

Gold-plated jewelry is the most delicate of all. The gold coating can disappear when exposed to water, cleaning products, or perfume. Therefore we’d suggest using a clean dry cloth to wipe it clean and ensure that it stays shiny.