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Homemade Jewelry Cleaner (No Scrubbing!)

on March 20, 2014

I’m leaving for a cruise in a few days so I wanted to give my wedding rings a quick cleaning. I could not find my store bought cleaner that I always use, so I took to the world wide web to find a homemade recipe that might work. I have a white gold wedding set, and the hubs has a yellow gold ring, and that’s what’s in this blog post.

You will need:

a bowl (I used glass)

aluminum foil

baking soda

salt

dish soap

hot water

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First, take a piece of aluminum foil and cut it into a square that will fit in the bottom of the bowl. Place it in the bowl with the SHINY side up, then place the jewelry on top of it.

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Then add 1 cup hot tap water, 1 teaspoon each salt, baking soda, and dish soap.

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Give it a little stir just to mix everything up. Then let it sit for 10 minutes.

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After 10 minutes, rinse each piece well with hot tap water. If there’s any tough dirt, you may want to try a toothbrush to get it. I didn’t have to use the toothbrush and my rings were pretty dirty. 🙂

Pat them dry.

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And viola!

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Clean and SPARKLY!

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White and yellow gold. 🙂

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