Do you have accessories that you don’t use because they have rusted? You can wear them again as new! Today, we tell you how to clean gold jewelry so you can give it a new life.
Jewelry, although they are usually more affordable than gold or silver, has a problem and, over time, tends to darken and oxidize. Don’t worry; we know how to leave them as new!
How to clean golden jewelry?
To clean your jewelry gold jewelry you must use non-abrasive products that do not damage them or make them lose their original color. In this way, we recommend that you try using soap and, if they are not completely clean, use nail polish removers without acetone.
Clean jewelry with soap
The process is very simple; you just have to pour a little soap in water, mix it and, with the help of a toothbrush, gently rub the mixture. The best thing is that the water is warm to make it easier to remove the accumulated grease and dirt.
Once it is clean, rinse the jewel well with water and dry it as soon as possible as leaving it wet could cause it to rust. To do this, use paper towels or a microfiber cloth, and be sure to dry it completely since moisture could cause it to rust.
If during the process any stain resists, do not try to eliminate it by rubbing harder since you can end up scratching your jewel. It is best to try to clean it with the following trick.
Clean jewelry with nail polish remover without acetone
If you cannot remove dirt from your accessories with the first trick, you can try using a nail polish remover without acetone and, preferably without alcohol to prevent them from being damaged.
The process is similar to the previous one, mix a little of the product with warm water and, with the help of a cloth or make-up cotton, carefully rubs your jewelry by applying the mixture on the stained areas.
Then, you just have to rinse it in warm water and just as before make sure to dry it completely to avoid contact with moisture.
Recover the shine of your golden jewelry
It may be that your golden jewelry is not dirty or rusty, but simply have lost the shine; do you want to recover it?
Eye makeup remover
A super easy trick with which you will be able to restore the shine to your jewelry is using eye makeup remover. Just apply and rub a little of the product on the jewel with the same cotton you use at home to remove makeup and you’re done! As if they were new.
Clear nail polish
Another option to recover the shine of your jewelry and that also serves to prevent them from deteriorating over time is to apply a thin layer of transparent nail polish. It will seem that you just bought them and they will last even longer. Two in one, what do you think?
Tips to avoid rusting your jewelry
Finally, now that you have your accessories as new, if you want them to last as long as possible; we recommend that you follow these tips to prevent them from darkening and rusting again.
The most important thing is that you avoid contact with water or any liquid at all times. This is what harms jewelry the most and causes it to rust. Therefore, remember to take them off to shower and do not apply cream, makeup or cologne with them on.
On the other hand, after using them, they don’t be mixed when stored and rubbed between them so that they are better preserved.
Now, you know how to clean your gold jewelry jewels and you will not have to leave them stored in the bottom of the jeweler because they have rusted. How about?
If you know more tricks, do not hesitate to share them with us and, if you want to know more tips to leave your jewelry as new, here is an article on how to clean silver at home. Until next week!