Cleaning your ring

posted 2 years ago in Rings
Post # 16
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Bumble bee

Another idea is use steam.  You can go all out and purchase a steam jewelry cleaner.  Or, place some distilled water and a touch of vinegar into a pot on the stove and hold the ring over the steam on a fork.  Then, take it away and scrub with water to get all the stuff off, then back over the steam!

Post # 17
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2018

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annann91 :  Get Bling Bling wipes I honestly find them to be better than when I clean my ring with the jewelry cleaner from my jeweler. 

Post # 18
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2018 - -

I have a Jewel Jet (steam cleaner), my future mother-in-law gave me the Connoisseurs Precious Jewelry cleaner, and I also have a Connoisseurs Diamond Dazzle Stick for when I don’t want to dunk the whole thing for a soak. The cleaners tell you to rinse and dry after use, so they don’t stay and film on the surface of your jewelry.

I really like each method. The Stick is definitely quickest, but the steam blasting with a little brush worked well on my friend’s ring who had lots of soap, dirt, and lotion build-up in between the twisty split shanks of her ring. 

Post # 19
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: September 2017

I use a little dish soap (not detergent), Windex and warm water and it works perfectly.  I also use this solution in an ultrasonic cleaner which I purchased from Amazon and love.  Though, its not necessary.

Post # 20
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Buzzing Beekeeper

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annann91 :  Ok wait…. when you mentioned detergent, I had assumed you meant dish soap / dish detergent. But it seems from PPs that maybe I’m wrong. In that case, yes, I’d also recommend dish soap since that’s what I use. But my guess is with dish soap (or any of the other non-natural cleaning solutions that PPs are mentioning), if you’re allergic to detergent (laundry detergent…?), then you might well be allergic to those too depending on the ingredients, so please be careful.

Post # 21
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 2018

Could you soak your jewelry in the solution of dish soap and white vinegar and water in a screw capped container and then with gloves,scrub with a soft toothbrush and rinse in (distilled) water and then dry them? So no residue or touching products that could upset your skin? Just an idea,hope you find something that works out 🙂

Post # 22
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Busy bee

Use dish washing liquid in a cup of hot water then scrub with a tooth brush and rinse with hot water. Then dry with a paper towel your baby will sparkle like crazy. 🙂

Post # 23
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2019

How about an old electric toothbrush head and some warm

water? It’s worth a try!

Does anyone know how frequently you’re supposed to clean e.g. a solitaire? 

Post # 24
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Worker bee

Martha Stewart made a paste with water and baking soda. 

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