How to clean silver jewelry at home

No matter how popular gold or diamond jewelry may be, in our culture even today silver is considered very auspicious. In India, married women especially wear anklets and rings of silver.

But the problem is that the luster of silver jewelry fades very quickly and they become dirty and black. due to exposure to air, a layer of silver oxide accumulates on silver jewelry and utensils and they lose their luster.

Now how good it would be if we can easily clean these things at home. So let us tell you about some very easy and best ways to clean silver jewelry and utensils at home today. So let’s discuss how to clean silver jewelry at home. 

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Baking soda 

It is very easy to clean silver jewelry with baking soda. All you have to do for this is to make a paste by mixing some warm water and some baking soda. Apply this paste on blackened silver jewelry or utensils, rub it lightly with a brush and then wash it with lukewarm water.

Ammonia

Add a little ammonia to lukewarm water and leave the jewelry in this mixture for about 5 minutes. After 5 minutes, clean the jewelry with a brush without applying too much force. Keep in mind that only use ammonia to clean jewelry that does not have any pearls or precious stones embedded in it, as ammonia can damage them.

Toothpaste

 how to clean silver jewelry toothpaste

You can also brighten silver jewelry with the toothpaste we use to clean our teeth in everyday life. All you have to do is apply the toothpaste to the jewelry and leave it for about 10 minutes. Then clean the jewelry with a brush, applying lukewarm water lightly. Jewelry will shine like new.

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Salt

Soak the silver jewelry in lukewarm water mixed with salt for some time. Then rub them with a brush and wash them with clean water and wipe them with a cotton cloth. Doing this will also bring back the new shine to the silver jewelry.

Lemon and soda solution 

Mix lemon juice and some baking soda in some lukewarm water. Leave the silver jewelry or utensils in this mixture for about half an hour. In no time, the jewelry will shine on its own, take it out and wipe it with a cotton cloth.

Detergent or dishwashing powder for cleaning silver jewelry 

Take lukewarm water in a vessel and mix detergent or dishwashing powder in it. Leave the jewelry in it for some time and then rub it lightly with the help of a brush. This will remove the dirt from the jewelry and the blackness of silver will also be removed.

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Tomato sauce

how to clean silver jewelry with tomato sauce

Rub tomato sauce on the dirty jewelry and wash it off with water after some time. For extra shine, leave the jewelry in the sauce for a while, then wash it and wipe it with a clean cloth.

Aluminum foil paper silver cleaner

Add some baking soda to the water and mix. Put the jewelry in it for some time. Then take out the jewelry and rub it lightly with foil paper. The jewelry will shine like new.

By Shara Sharma

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