Clean tarnish from your pure gold jewelry by immersing the jewelry in warm water with a couple of drops of dish soap and rubbing gently with your fingers or a washcloth. Do not use this method for gold jewelry that incorporates crystals, gems or pearls. Cleaning your jewelry will take a few minutes, but allow the pieces to air dry overnight for best results.Continue Reading
Add a couple of drops of gentle, non-phosphate dish soap to warm water. Immerse your pure gold jewelry into the soapy water.
Use your fingers or a cotton cloth to gently rub the tarnish off of your gold jewelry. Clean difficult-to-remove tarnish with a soft-bristled toothbrush.
Rinse the soap from your gold jewelry using clean, warm water. Do not leave any soap residue on the jewelry.
Dry your gold jewelry with a clean cotton cloth. To avoid rapid tarnishing, let your jewelry air dry overnight before putting it away.
After it is dry, polish your gold jewelry with a clean cotton cloth to bring back its shine. Wipe the jewelry in straight lines of varying lengths, not circles, to give it a pristine finish.
Clean gold that is lightly soiled or tarnished with dish soap and a toothbrush. Use a brush with soft bristles to avoid scratching the gold.Full Answer >
Clean gold jewelry by soaking it in a mixture of mild dish soap and club soda for five minutes. Use a soft-bristle toothbrush to clean the crevices and settings. Rinse the jewelry with water, and dry it with a soft cloth.Full Answer >
To clean pewter, wipe it with diluted dish soap, rinse it with water, and dry it thoroughly. If you wish to polish the pewter, use a commercial polish or a homemade alternative.Full Answer >
The number 925 stamped on a gold piece of jewelry usually means that the jewelry is not entirely gold; it is sterling silver that has been gold plated. The number normally indicates the purity of the silver used, not the quality of the gold.Full Answer >