You know things are getting slow when I'm blogging about DIY jewelry cleaner. But hey, I was proud of myself for figuring this out last night so I'm sharing.
As you may know, over time, your precious jewelry will tarnish thanks to the oils in your skin, grime, soap and water, etc. When I was organizing my jewelry to put in my new jewelry armoire, I came across a pair of Tiffany's earrings I haven't worn in forevs because they were so grimy looking.
What's a bargain blonde to do?
Well, she Googles "DIY jewelery cleaner", durrr. I clicked on this article, which said to mix baking soda with water to make a paste and scrub your precious metals to remove the tarnish.
I was surprised and delighted (yes, I said delighted) to see that the shish worked! Take a look-see:
I mixed this and this as instructed:
Which made this:
The before and after:
Now they're like new and I didn't spend a dime to clean them.
Now go clean your grimy jewelry! My boss just let us go early and I have a four day week to enjoy, so peace skanks! I mean that lovingly, of course.