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How to clean your silver jewellery (quick, easy and cheap)

Is your silver jewellery looking a bit dull and tarnished? Fear not! I've found a really easy way to clean your sterling silver jewellery with things you'll have in the kitchen cupboards.

You'll need...

  • 1 tbsp washing up liquid

  • 1 tbsp salt

  • 1 tbsp baking soda

  • 1 cup hot water (just off the boil)

(Make sure the silver has the 925 mark tagged or engraved to show it's real sterling silver, I haven't tried this method to clean anything other than sterling so do so at your own risk!)

Remove any pendants/crystals from necklace chains. Add all the ingredients to a small bowl and mix. Plop in your silver and leave it to sit for 15 minutes.

After 15 minutes, rinse the jewellery under the tap (careful not to drop, I do it over the washing up bowl, or make sure the plug is in) and give it a gentle polish with some kitchen roll or a soft dry cloth and voila!

Beautiful clean sparkly silver jewellery!

All of the earring hooks and necklace chains for my handmade jewellery are sterling silver plated so this method will work its magic on keeping your jewellery looking fresh and sparkling. Have a look around my shop here.