If soaking the jewelry doesn’t clean the pieces well enough, you can use an old soft bristle toothbrush to get a more in-depth clean. Place the brush in the cleaner and gently tap around the mounting with the bristles of the brush. This should help remove any grime and dirt that may have built up in the crevices and around the mount. Dip the ring back in the solution to remove any loose dirt, rinse and place on the towel to dry.
Old wooden set trays can be next on your dressing room wall as ultimate DIY jewelry organizer! If not available in home, visit the nearby dollar store to gain a wooden set tray and just recondition it and also add it up with some hooks for necklace hanging purposes! Bundles of columns and compartments will give the user so many options to store his jewelry without making a mess!
DIY Lace Ring ~ This dainty lace ring is not only pretty, but so simple to make. Only two items are needed, ribbon lace and fabric stiffener. Lace Doily Ring ~ Accent any outfit with these adorable doily rings. If you don’t want to use a doily you can use lace or crochet trim. They would make wonderful Christmas or birthday presents for tweens, teens and women.
Okay… so I was unpacking and going through some of my jewelry … AND…. I found that all of my inexpensive jewelry that has been sitting in my jewelry box was tarnished and yucky and dirty! I forgot I even had some of it! So… I began a search for some kind of homemade jewelry cleaner so I didn’t have to go buy some! I stumbled upon this jewelry cleaner recipe using only boiling water and baking soda so I thought WTH I’ll try it…. AND…. It was like magic! Even my yucky, tarnished CTR ring that I LOVE was Sparkly clean and looked brand new! It made me very happy so I thought I’d share my find! Here’s the recipe below!
If the jewelry is very dirty or very tarnished – like silver or gold – then you may need to repeat the process so just add a little more baking soda and more boiling water – but make sure it’s boiling, that’s key! You can also use a toothbrush to get in all the nooks and crannies of detailed jewelry. Be careful with precious gems, stones and metals.