(Closed) Steam Clean Your Ring, It WORKS! (pics)

posted 9 years ago in Rings
Post # 32
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

This is awesome! Can’t wait to try it on my parents’ machine. 
I know for a fact that my store doesn’t stem clean, they do it right in front of me, they use one of those machines that they just drop the rings into and it vibrates the dirt out. 

Post # 33
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

Bumping this…because I finally tried it (who knew my mom had a espresso machine?) Oh MAN does my solitare SPARKLE!

Post # 34
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

I have a Scuncii steamer. Gonna stick my ring down in a cup and go for it!

Post # 35
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Busy bee

Holy cow … I am so glad I found this thread! I just broke out my Shark which has a removable hand-held steamer with attachments, one of which produces a pressurized stream of steam, and gave my regular-wear rings a steaming and W-O-W!!! They are sparkling like new again! I will be sure to add jewelry cleaning to my weekly household mopping when I break the Shark out from now on. LOL

Post # 36
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2012

Although most jewelers I have been to already have a steam cleaner for rings, I think this is the perfect excuse for some ladies to get themselves an expresso machine lol

Post # 37
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Busy bee

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@megz06:  You are right … I would have way more fun with the espresso machine and probably get more energy to clean with my shark. LOL

Post # 38
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: January 2014

Well, next time I’m steam mopping the floors I’ll give my ring a quick clean too! Thanks for the tips 🙂

Post # 39
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

 You can eve use a regular coffee maker!!  Saw this on The Talk the other day:

 

Just fill the coffee maker with clean water as you normally would, but in place of coffee, put dirty jewelry in the coffee filter instead. The steam from the hot water flowing through the filter will remove dirt, oil, grime and any build up. Give it a quick rinse and your jewelry will sparkle and shine! You may want to run a pass of water thru before your start you cleaning to make sure the coffeemaker is clean.

 

 

 

*Please keep in mind that this tip is not recommended for costume jewelry that may have stones held in with glue.

 

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@111111:  🙂

ETA: this was using one of those little hotel coffee makers in the demonstration

Post # 40
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2014

I also use a super soft toothbrush to get the underside of my jewelry.  Anytime I clean my ring I either use steam or I simply use dish soap and rinse it well afterwards – sparkles like it’s brand new.

Post # 41
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 2014

I use a string and two paper clips. Tie each end of the string to a paper clip. Put the ring on the string and clip to a pot. The ring hangs over the pot as if it were on a clothesline. Boil water beneath – just make sure the ring isn’t IN the water. Sometimes I cover the pot to enclose the steam but it isn’t necessary.

Post # 42
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Newbee
  • Wedding: July 2015

I wonder if my baby bottles steam sterilizer work? Lol. 🙂

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