DIY Sculpey Bead Necklace ~  This Sculpey bead necklace DIY tutorial is so clever! Use this fabulous post to create a stylish necklace, perfect for gift giving that can be worn both casually or dressy! 47.  Braided Rhinestone Necklace {Necklaces} ~ This braided rhinestone necklace is right on trend with bling plus neon! Learn how to update a classic looking rhinestone necklace with this fabulous tutorial! Perfect for daughter and mother!
When your favorite bling just doesn't have the same sparkle, instead of purchasing expensive cleaning solutions or bucking out for a professional scrubbing, try this easy DIY jewelry cleaner. Using ingredients you already have in your pantry, this concoction costs pennies to make and doesn't use any harsh chemicals — just the power of science. And you can give your old toothbrush a new life by gently scrubbing jewels postsoak. Before you know it, your special gems will be dazzling.

Over time, the pieces of jewelry that you frequently wear might begin to develop a grimy layer of dirt that can cause even the brightest of your gemstones look dull. To bring back the sparkle you can take your jewelry to a professional to clean it. However, this can take time and get rather expensive. A more convenient, and inexpensive way to clean your jewelry is to make a homemade jewelry cleaner and clean your pieces at home.
Hello lovely crafting people! If you are bored making those common things repeatedly and want to try something new for your crafting interest then you are at the right place at right time. You would be glad to know that there is new crafting challenge for you all to test your handy skills with. The source of this innovative crafting session is something unusual especially for girls but the things it is capable to make are huge girly delight. We are talking about the wire wrapping to make some awesome jewelry designs with this technique and enjoy the funkiest and coolest jewelry pieces than ever. And to provide you the best ideas in this regard and that too with complete crafting details we have made a collection.
Ladies: I see a lot of you saying it didn’t work for you. I wonder if you’re trying to clean PLATED silver jewelry or silver-TONE jewelry? If it’s not actual silver (usually denoted by the piece being stamped somewhere in the metal with “.998”) your problem may be that your jewelry finish is wearing off, instead of it just being tarnished. Think of it as trying to clean a stain off a painted wall vs “cleaning” a section of that wall where the paint has been peeled off. You can’t wash paint back onto the wall if it’s peeled off, you have to repaint it. In the case of plated or silver toned jewelry, you’ll need that jewelry to be re-dipped into a silver plate or coating to restore its luster.
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.
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