To clean gold-plated jewelry, brush it with an old toothbrush dipped in baking soda, spray tarnished areas with WD-40 and buff the jewelry with a cotton cloth. This 10-minute procedure requires baking soda, water, a toot... More »

Gold jewelry can be cleaned with commercial cleaning products, such as Stella and Dot Jewelry Polish, but there are home remedies that are just as effective as professional solutions. Soaking gold jewelry in a sink of wa... More » Beauty & Fashion Jewelry & Watches Precious Metals & Gems

Gold-plated jewelry consists of a lower-quality base metal coated with a very thin layer of gold through a chemical process, while gold-filled jewelry has a thicker layer of gold bonded to a base metal through heat and p... More »

To clean sterling silver, scrub it with toothpaste and a soft cloth, clean highly detailed areas with a soft toothbrush, rinse the silver with running water, dry it with a towel, and polish it with a cloth. This 20-minut... More »

To clean tarnished white gold, gather a bowl, mild dish soap, warm water, baking soda, a soft toothbrush, and a microfiber towel or jewelry polishing cloth. Soak the white gold item in soap and water, apply baking soda, ... More » Beauty & Fashion Jewelry & Watches

To remove a ballpoint ink stain from cotton, place a clean cloth underneath the stain to catch any ink transfer, spray with hairspray and blot, then dab at the stain with rubbing alcohol; resort to a baking soda paste fo... More » Home & Garden Cleaning Stain Removal

One can clean gold jewelry at home with everyday materials, including a toothbrush, dish detergent and water. The overall process is simple and only takes 15 minutes. More »