Preparing for the holiday: clean decoration
 Here are a few tips on how to properly and quickly clean your favorite jewelry and costume jewelry.

Soon the New Year and Christmas holidays, it's time to think about holiday hairstyles and outfits. But the image would not be complete if you do not dilute it with ornaments - or expensive jewelry sets made of precious metals. However, taking out a cherished holiday decoration casket, notice that darkened silver and articles of gold or just a beautiful jewelry lost its luster and visibly faded. Such dull, faded Accessories hardly able to breathe new life into your New Year's image. And it seems that all is lost, totally spoiled the holiday, time to look for a new decoration is simply no. And what do you do to be upset? Of course not. A pair of right action - and your jewelry will shine again and will only dimmer of your smile. So, let's begin!


Unfortunately, the gray patina over time are almost always appears on the silver jewelry. If your favorite earrings or ring only slightly lost its luster, you can use the following recipe: Mix a few drops of dish detergent with warm water. Dip into this solution a clean linen cloth and gently wipe your jewelry. After this procedure, rinse them under cold running water and wipe dry.

If the situation is much worse and much decoration dark, you can prepare a paste of baking soda bleach mixed with water at a ratio of 3: 1. Soak a little jewelry and gently apply the paste with a soft cloth or a soft, better child, a toothbrush that will not leave scratches on silver. When the cloth becomes dirty, then change it to the net, and you can simply rinse the brush. Then rinse pasta with cold water and dry the jewelry.

Important!   Silver can not be a long soak in the water - this will darken it further.


Every day on our skin accumulates dust and dirt, which is mixed with skin secretions, every day we clean our skin of impurities using lotions and foams, feed her various creams and masks that cover the raid our chains or earrings. In addition, we wash dishes, do laundry, or simply swim without removing our gold jewelry. And, unfortunately, gold, paradoxically, fades and loses its luster from the everyday wear.

To re-suspension shimmered and not hung dull piece of yellow metal, arrange her tray of a few drops of dishwashing detergent and a dining room of mineral water. Put jewelry and water and leave for 5 minutes. Take a soft toothbrush and brush decoration, without losing a single hole or curl. Carefully rinse under cold water gold jewelry and wipe dry with a soft cloth.

High quality jewelery

Now the time has passed when the jewelry was considered "cheap." Luxury and high quality jewelery, sometimes decorated with Swarovski crystals, semi-precious stones, leather, bone can be seen on the necks, ears and handles the stars for a long time. However, jewelry, no matter how expensive it is, too, loses its appearance and tarnish. But jewelry, especially where the decorative stones glued to the metal itself, it is not recommended to wash under running water and soak the more as decorative elements may simply fall off.

To put in order their favorite kits, enough to moisten the cloth in a solution of dishwashing detergent and simply wipe dust, dirt and remove fatty plaque, and then wipe again with a damp cloth decorations. Then put the jewelry on a cotton cloth face down so that the water has not penetrated into the fastener and fixings, and let it lie until dry.

 Preparing for the holiday: clean decoration
 Products with pearls

Pearl quickly and easily loses its gloss and pearlescent, and it does not make any difference the fact you have a real pearl or artificially grown. Since pearls are very fragile in nature, they must be cleaned especially carefully.

Lay a string of pearls, or other decoration to him on a soft clean cloth. Take a thin soft brush to apply shadow, dip it in a solution of neutral shampoo with warm water and clean separately every pearl. After all rinse solution slightly damp soft cloth and leave it on the fabric to dry completely.

Important!   Clean your jewelry and jewelry is recommended at least once a month, and regularly wipe them with a chamois cloth. Heavily soiled items should be given to clean the jewelry shop.

Author: Inna Sedykh