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How to Clean Stainless Steel Jewelry

Viola J Wolfson
By Viola J Wolfson / December 20, 2019

Jewelry made of stainless steel is always popular and many people like it. After the jewelry has been used for a period of time, its appearance can become dull and less attractive, so regular cleaning is needed to make your collection from reartone.com look good and shiny. The thing that is sometimes not realized by many people is that cleaning this jewelry in a certain way will give better results and inaccurate cleaning methods can scratch or even damage your jewelry.

Always use a soft cloth surface, after that prepare two small bowls, the first one is to enter 2-3 drops of mild liquid soap, while the other bowl contains only warm water. The next step is to dip the cloth into the bowl containing the dripping soap until it is moist and start to clean your jewelry. The thing to remember in this stage is, always follow the flow/veins of jewelry to avoid unwanted scratches. Another tip is to use a toothbrush and a little toothpaste to clean the dirty parts of the jewelry. If you don’t want to use a toothbrush, use a soft cloth with a little toothpaste added, but make sure that the toothpaste used doesn’t contain silica.

After finishing rubbing, the jewelry is dipped in a bowl filled with water for rinsing and allow a few minutes, after which it’s time to dry. Drying jewelry always uses a soft, dry surface cloth and make sure that the drying is done absolutely perfect so that no spots are visible on your favorite jewelry. Your jewelry will look more shiny and durable.

Whatever method you choose to clean stainless steel jewelry, you still need to pay attention to the following things (IMPORTANT!):

Read and study the instructions/steps of each method several times before doing it. Remember, the home remedy is not without risk. The risk is always there but can be minimized by reading the instructions repeatedly several times.
Make sure you use a clean, soft cloth (use a microfiber cloth) to clean and dry the jewelry.
You can use cotton buds as an alternative to toothbrushes. However, for some types of jewelry that have complicated jewelry details/designs, it’s better to use a toothbrush for babies.

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Viola J Wolfson