Brass is a metal that can be found in everything from your cookware to musical instruments, to home trophies to your jewelry. Many of your jewelry pieces may be made of brass, which also means they can be easily damaged. There are many different natural and effective ways to take care of your brass jewelry. Often the necessary materials for these measures are found in your own home.
Apart from this, the first and foremost thing is that you make sure that your jewelry is brass or not. To check this, try putting magnets on your jewelry and if it sticks, then that item is not brass but only with a brass coating.
Also, check that the jewelery is lacquered without lac because lac jewelery can be cleaned with just a wet cloth. Here we have listed some easy ways to clean your brass jewelry, with their help you can bring back the luster of blackened jewelry.
Salt and lemon
Salt and lemon are effective ways to clean your brass jewelry. Cut a lemon and apply salt to it and then rub it well on your jewelry. You can also clean the jewelry with a toothbrush. Then wash and clean the jewelry. The shine of your jewelry will return. The cleaning effect of lemon's citric acid and salt will make the jewelry easier to clean.
Vinegar and Flour
Instead of using expensive and harsh chemicals, you can effectively clean jewelry at home. Vinegar and flour are other effective methods. Make a paste by mixing white vinegar and flour in a bowl. Now apply that paste on your blackened jewelery and leave it for 15-20. After this, clean the jewelery with a soft brush and wash it in hot water. Your jewelry will be completely clean and shining.
Toothpaste has always been used to clean many things, especially metal, and brass is not an exception. Simply apply toothpaste to a soft-bristled toothbrush and dab it on all your brass jewelry. After applying it for 10-15 minutes, scrub it and clean it in clean warm water. Note that gel toothpaste is not as effective, so use non-gel toothpaste.
Soap and hot water
Sometimes using only soap and waterworks to make your brass jewelry look natural and easy to clean. First of all, clean your brass jewelry with a brush to remove its dirt. After that clean your jewelry by scrubbing it with a brush by putting soap and hot water in a pan. This method is best for removing grime.
Vinegar and Baking Soda
Vinegar and baking soda are a great combination when it comes to cleaning any metal. You can use this effective method to clean brass jewelry. Apply a paste of white vinegar and baking soda to your jewelry and leave it on for 20 minutes after that wash them in water. You will see that your jewelry is completely shiny.
Your brass jewelry can sometimes be made from other things, such as stones, shells, fabrics, or other components. That's why you should pay special attention while cleaning them. All the methods mentioned above are for cleaning brass. Take great care that your jewelry stones do not get spoiled by them.
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