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How do you clean jewellery?

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70isaLimitNotaTarget Wed 03-Apr-13 14:54:58

I've got costume jewellery (which I don't clean) but I wear silver CZ stud ear-rings day and night (so yes, in the shower and when i wash my hair)

Is there a cleaner you'd all recommend.?
Those ultra-sonic buzzy ones with the fluid?
Or the dip in cleaning fluid ones?

Any opinions thanks

ujjayi Wed 03-Apr-13 15:27:24

Goddards Silver Polish is good. I got great results this weekend with extremely tarnished silver earrings.

ujjayi Wed 03-Apr-13 15:28:26

Forgot to add: you apply with soft cloth, leave to dry (a few mins) and then buff up.

70isaLimitNotaTarget Wed 03-Apr-13 15:45:48

Will it clean earrings? I'm thinking the butterfly fastenings and the area where the stone sits.
They look really dull and grubby. I don't think I could get a polishing cloth into a small area that these.

OneLittleLady Wed 03-Apr-13 15:53:21

I always put my sterling silver in a tin foil lined tub, put in some bicarb/baking soda and fill with hot water. You have to wait a while and top up the solution every so often but it always cleans my silver up a treat.

SofaCanary Wed 03-Apr-13 16:01:29

I don't blush

barleysugar Wed 03-Apr-13 16:58:49

Old toothbrush and fairy liquid!

Bunbaker Wed 03-Apr-13 17:06:00

I tried OneLittleLady's method recently and it works brilliantly, especially for fiddly stuff. I always have foil and bicarbonate of soda in the house anyway, so no need to go out and buy more chemicals.

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