Q:

Does vinegar clean gold?

A:

Quick Answer

White vinegar is a solution that can be used to clean gold. Soaking the gold in the vinegar for up to 20 minutes then rubbing with a soft cloth can restore its natural sheen.

Continue Reading

Full Answer

Vinegar is a natural and cost effective cleaning agent that not only has the ability to make gold jewelry brighter, but is also a disinfectant, which helps to ensure the removal of unwanted bacterial buildup. Additionally, for pantry's barren of vinegar, gold can be cleaned in a solution of liquid dish washing soap and warm water. Similar to the vinegar method, the gold should be soaked for about 15 minutes, then gently scrubbed to remove the tarnish.

Learn more about Jewelry & Watches

Related Questions

Explore