For all the girls who love their bijouterie, we know how it feels when those silver jhumkas of yours start losing its sheen or the gorgeous earrings that you bought are too heavy for your ears. Here are a few jewellery hacks that will keep all your accessory problems at bay.
Take a bowl and wrap it with aluminium foil. Mix one tablespoon of baking soda and salt in it. Add hot boiling water to the mixture and place your the tarnished jewellery inside the bowl and stir the contents. The baking soda and salt mixture will loosen up the upper tarnished layer. After a few minutes, take your accessory out of the mixture and gently dry it before using toothpaste to remove the rest of the tarnish. You can use a toothbrush as well. This will leave your silver jewellery looking as good as new.
Don’t be too harsh with delicate pieces with intricate designs. Gently clean them with a cotton ball.
They say prevention is better than cure, so why not protect your jewellery beforehand. Take clear nail paint and apply it to your accessories that are prone to get tarnished. This will save you a lot of hard work later you should always store your jewellery properly, keeping it away from moisture. So, store that much-loved necklace in a ziplock pouch and don’t forget to keep two-three pieces of white chalk with it. The chalks will help soak the moisture, hence keeping your jewellery safe.
If you are finding a hard time wearing those heavy silver earrings that you adore, rub a little vaseline on the hooks of your earrings before wearing it. This will create a protective barrier and you can easily wear the pair.