HOW TO CLEAN GOLD-FILLED JEWELRY


Gold-filled jewelry is a great alternative to solid gold, as it is more affordable and still has the same beautiful look. However, like any other type of jewelry, gold-filled pieces need to be cleaned regularly to maintain their luster. Here are some tips on how to clean your gold-filled jewelry at home:


CLEANING GOLD-FILLED JEWELRY WITH SOAP+WATER:


1. Gather your cleaning materials. You will need a soft cotton cloth, mild all-natural soap, warm water, and a bowl.


2. Make a soapy solution by mixing a small amount of mild soap with warm water in a bowl or cup.


3. Dip your gold-filled jewelry in the solution, and use the soft cloth to gently scrub the jewelry, being careful not to scrub too hard.


4. Rinse your jewelry in clean water to remove the soap residue.


5. Dry your jewelry. Use the soft cloth to carefully dry the jewelry, being sure to dry all of the nooks and crannies.

 

CLEANING GOLD-FILLED JEWELRY WITH AMMONIA:


Before you clean your gold-filled jewelry with gemstones or other settings, be sure to check that the cleaning solution won't damage the stones.


1. Gather your cleaning materials. You will need a soft cotton cloth or swab, ammonia, warm water, and a bowl.


2. Mix water and ammonia in a small bowl to clean your gold-filled jewelry.


3. Dip a cloth or cotton swab in the liquid, then carefully clean hard-to-reach spots on the jewelry.


4. Rinse with water and pat the piece dry when you're finished.

 

CLEANING GOLD-FILLED JEWELRY WITH LAUNDRY DETERGENT:


Before you clean your gold-filled jewelry with gemstones or other settings, be sure to check that the cleaning solution won't damage the stones.


1. Gather your cleaning materials. You will need a soft cotton cloth or swab, non-bleach powdered laundry detergent, warm water, and a bowl.


2. Fill a bowl with warm water, then add a teaspoon of non-bleach powdered laundry detergent to the water and stir.


3. Soak your gold-filled jewelry in the solution for about a minute.


4. Remove your gold-filled jewelry from the bowl and rinse with clean water.

 

WRAPPING UP:


That's all there is to it! With just a few simple steps, you can easily clean your gold-filled jewelry and keep it looking its best.