How to clean chain

How to clean chain

The jewelry staying in continuous contact with skin of the person pretty fast becomes soiled. The darkened silver chains, the grown dull bracelets of gold do not cause admiration any more, adding gloss to the owner. Fortunately, it is possible to return to such products gloss.

It is required to you

  • - the laundry detergent which is not containing bleaches;
  • - bottle;
  • - warm water;
  • - ammonia solution;
  • - chalk or tooth-powder;
  • - crude potatoes;
  • - soda;
  • - toothbrush


1. Cleaning gold lower tsepochekzoloty jewelry in warm water in which it is divorced a little laundry detergent and rinse in it. It is possible to simplify process, having filled in soap solution in bottle, having lowered in it chains and having several times stirred up bottle. Pay attention to that laundry detergent did not contain chlorine and active oxygen. If the chain is made of gold which test lower than 585 – add couple of drops of ammonia solution to soap solution. Gross contaminations can be removed, having slightly rubbed the product submerged in soap solution toothbrush.

2. Cleaning silver tsepochekizdeliya from silver wash in just the same way, as well as gold. If silver has darkened – wipe the darkened places with soft rag on which gruel from mix of chalk (tooth-powder) and ammonia solution is applied. It is possible to clean the darkened silver toothbrush and soda. Truncate bristles at toothbrush it (will be so more convenient), dip it in water, and then – in soda powder. Begin to clean accurately chain, and continue to do it so far paste from soda on product and toothbrush will not become sulfur. The grown dull products from silver will begin to shine as newcomers if for couple of hours to put them in water with the cut crude potatoes. After silver is taken out from "potato water" – it needs to be rinsed.

3. Cleaning of products with rhodic pokrytiyemzoloty and rhodium-plated silver chains need to be washed out in the warm soapsuds which is not containing aggressive substances. Cleaning by chemical means is not allowed as the covering very thin and can be erased over time.

Author: «MirrorInfo» Dream Team