Select a mild cleaning agent for your homemade jewelry cleaner recipe. Dish soap with grease-cutting properties can be used, but skip dish soap with harsh anti-bacterial properties as this can strip the finish off jewelry surfaces. Dish soap is a good idea for semi-precious stones with softer surfaces or those that have been chemically treated by the jewelry designer, such as amber and turquoise.
When you’re organizing jewelry, you certainly can’t forget about the little girls in your life. This kids’ organizer is perfect for little necklaces and bracelets and it’s very easy to make. You’ll need wooden pegs and a frame, which you can get for around $1 each and something to fill in the center. We love the idea of using an old loom to create a place in the center for hanging earrings. This is a really easy project and one that your little one can help you to make and decorate. Just add a little paint or decoupage some pictures on the frame.
Want to do an extra brilliant DIY for a stunning jewelry display? Reclaim and recondition some leftover spindles of a staircase to do so! check out this given shabby chic jewelry organizer! Paint the spindle a little and old pieces of wires into the top opening of it! The spread out wire branches will hold your items of jewelry in a style!
There are a number of ways that you can make a jewelry tree and they are perfect for hanging your bracelets or necklaces. For the simplest version, just grab a nice twig from the yard and stick it in a vase. Voila! You have necklace storage that costs nothing and literally takes about two minutes to make. You can also be a bit more crafty and create a beautiful tree that will hold necklaces, bracelets, and even rings if you want to take a bit more time. A jewelry tree looks great wherever you sit it and really does help to keep your jewelry organized.
Anthropologie Necklace Knock-off ~ You can make this adorable knock off for a whole lot less than Anthropologies $138 price tag with a little hot glue, flower pattern a few necklace supplies and this tutorial!  {score}! 60.  Anthropologie Inspired Necklace ~ It’s not too early to start making your Christmas gifts.  Start with this beautiful fabric necklace.  It’s perfect for your sister, mother or even teachers. 61.  5 Minute Fabric Rosettes ~ I love this simple and inexpensive technique for making fabric rosettes.  Courtney says, “If you can twist and roll fabric and dab some glue, you’re golden.”  They are made by using fat quarters and mod podge for adhesive.  Add these lovelies to headbands, homemade jewelry, brooches, clothing or anywhere your heart desires.
Presto! This works like MAGIC! I’m a jewelry-maker, and sometimes generous friends bestow me with old costume jewelry that I love to take apart and repurpose. I received just such a lot the other day, but the pieces I was interested in were dull and discolored and tarnished. Since I didn’t pay anything for them, and since they were useless to me in their present condition, I figured I’d try this.
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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