How to Clean Jewelry at Home | Reader's Digest

How to Clean Jewelry at Home

You don't need fancy jewelry cleaner to get your silver to sparkle, your gold to gleam, and your gemstones to shine. Try these everyday items, most of which you probably already have in the house.

from Extraordinary Uses for Ordinary Things

Vinegar

Make your silverware—as well as your pure silver bracelets, rings, and other jewelry—shine like new by soaking them in a mixture of 1/2 cup white vinegar and 2 tablespoons baking soda for two to three hours. Rinse them under cold water and dry thoroughly with a soft cloth. More uses for vinegar »

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