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How do you clean your rings and/or jewelry?

I was told (from the jeweler) that I should soak my rings in 1 part ammonia with 3 parts warm water ...then scrub with a soft bristle toothbrush. (windex works too since it has ammonia in it)....but I've also heard of scrubing with toothpaste! They both work (the ammonia works a little better IMO, but tp isn't a bad second). What other ways have you heard of or tried that work?

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HaydensMama07

Asked by HaydensMama07 at 12:57 AM on Oct. 26, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • I heard the same about toothpaste.

    I always take my jewelry to the jewelers for a cleaning.
    LuvBug3

    Answer by LuvBug3 at 12:59 AM on Oct. 26, 2010

  • @ Luvbug- do they charge you?
    HaydensMama07

    Comment by HaydensMama07 (original poster) at 1:09 AM on Oct. 26, 2010

  • Toothpaste I usually use on cds... it helps remove minor scratches. Usually I clean jewelry with a paste made of water and baking soda or 1 tsp of ammonia mixed with a cup of water.
    justduckie_mom

    Answer by justduckie_mom at 1:10 AM on Oct. 26, 2010

  • no they don't charge at least at kays they dont
    meagan678

    Answer by meagan678 at 1:19 AM on Oct. 26, 2010

  • i don't have these lol think xmas yes it coming need jewerly
    dutchcanadain

    Answer by dutchcanadain at 1:20 AM on Oct. 26, 2010

  • Basic cleaning is free. If I want the deep cleaning, they do charge. I don't remember the amount, though.
    LuvBug3

    Answer by LuvBug3 at 1:20 AM on Oct. 26, 2010

  • Windex and toothbrush Beautiful!
    Shines3

    Answer by Shines3 at 3:07 AM on Oct. 26, 2010

  • Wow, I have never heard of either of those. All I had heard of was jewelry cleaner. One day, I put on some rubber gloves and cleaned some sterling silver rings of mine with vinegar and it worked great. I'm allergic to vinegar, so I had to wear gloves. I just soaked the rings in vinegar for a minute or so, then rubbed with a slightly damp washcloth (didn't have an available toothbrush, or I would have used it).
    Mrs.BAT

    Answer by Mrs.BAT at 3:20 AM on Oct. 26, 2010

  • i use the"Revitalizing ' jewerly cleaner that I get at Walmart
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 9:36 AM on Oct. 26, 2010

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