Before you want to get started in cleaning your rings, you need to know what metal type is it made of. This is because; different metal react uniquely with different chemicals. You want to avoid cleaning your ring raw. Nonetheless, if you want to remove slight dirt from it, you can simply use a soft cloth, and warm, filtered water. On the other hand, the heavier stains can be removed with specific cleaning products made for jewelry. Read on to learn about ways to keep your rings clean.
Keep silver from tarnishing with the simple method of mixing a couple of drops of mild dish soap with warm water. Once you have made the solution, dip it with a soft cloth. Once the cloth is slightly soaked with the solution, you may rub the jewelry and then rinse it under cool water. Allow it to air dry or buff it with a cloth. If your silver ring has already been heavily tarnished, utilize three parts baking soda to one part water. Apply the paste on the ring and slowly rub it with a soft, lint-free cloth. Avoid utilizing paper towels as it may scratch the silver. Slowly work the paste into the crevices until the cloth is left with gray stains. To speed up the process of removing tarnish from the ring, rinse and then buff it dry.
Brighten gold and gems
If you wear a ring daily, particularly your wedding ring, anything that comes in contact with your hands such as lotion, soaps, and everyday dirt may tend to get clogged in the crevices of your ring. The best way of cleaning it is to give it a bubble bath. You can pour a little bit of mild dish soap into a small bowl of sodium-free soda water. The carbonation from the solution will help to loosen up any debris lodged on your ring. Give it a good five minutes soak or swish it around for thorough cleaning. Once that is done, fish it out with a small strainer. After that, you can rinse it under running water and then dry with a soft cloth. If you wish to clean costume jewelry, particularly if the stones are glued rather than set, dampen the cloth with the bubbly solution and proceed to wipe off any grime.
Revive your pearls
As genuine pearls are very porous, it tends to lose their shine easily. No matter if your pearl is real, cultured or faux; all of them should be cleaned with care. To make the solution, mix warm water with a little shampoo. Place your pearl ring on a soft surface such as a cloth and then utilize a brush with soft bristles and gently clean each pearl. Once that is done, rinse the pearl ring with a clean, damp cloth. You can use this cleaning method on other porous stones.