Have you ever witnessed your silver jewellery looking dull and dark? I am sure you must have tried a lot of cleaning techniques to make your silver jewellery look clean. I have jotted down some really interesting and weird techniques to clean your tarnished silver jewellery and make them shine and sparkle. Read on to know the techniques:
BY USING ALUMINIUM FOIL: These methods will make your tarnished silver to sparkle just like it did when you bought it!
Method: Bring one litre of water to boil along with one table-spoon of baking soda and 1 piece of aluminium foil. Drop your silver jewellery into the pot for few 10 seconds (a bit longer if it is very tarnished) , then remove using kitchen thongs. MAGIC! If build up tarnish persists, make a thick paste with ¼ cup baking soda and 2 table spoons of water. Apply this mixture on jewellery with damp cotton and rinse. Best ways to use an aluminum foil >>
BY USING LAUNDRY DETERGENT: Laundry detergent can clean tarnished silver in just 1 minute! All you need to do is to follow this simple method:
Method: line a medium-sized bowl with aluminium foil and fill it with hot water. Mix 1 table-spoon of laundry detergent, then soak your silver jewellery for 1 minute and rinse with water.
BY USING KETCHUP: All you need is a bottle of ketchup lying in the kitchen to clean your dull and tarnished silver jewellery!
Method: squirt a small amount of ketchup on a paper towel and rub it on tarnished areas of silver jewellery. If the silver isn’t getting shinier, apply ketchup on it for 15 minutes and rinse. You can also use a toothbrush to clean between the crevices.
BY USING CORN STARCH: This corn starch method will make your silver jewellery look new again:
Method: mix together corn starch powder and water to make a thick paste. Apply with damp cloth and let it sit for 15 minutes following by rubbing the starch from your silver jewellery by using something abrasive like cheese cloth or rough towel.
Tip: cream of tartar can also be used instead of corn starch.
BY USING HAND SANITIZER: Hand sanitizer not only fights germs but is also a great silver polish.
Method: squirt a few drops of hand sanitizer on a rough towel. Use this towel to clean silver jewellery.
LEMON LIME SODA: The lost shine of your silver jewellery can be recaptured using this lemon lime soda.
Method: fill a medium-sized bowl with lemon lime soda. Dunk your tarnished silver jewellery in it and keep it for 45 minutes to 1 hour. Rinse with plain water.
BY USING TOOTH PASTE: This is the most common method for cleaning silver jewellery.
Method: all you need is an old toothbrush and tooth paste. Rub the silver jewellery with tooth paste using an old tooth-brush and rinse with water.
Now that you know exactly how to clean silver, take out all your tarnished silver jewellery that was left unused in your cupboard and make them sparkling shiny! Unique beauty uses for toothpaste >>