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How often can you honestly say you clean your jewellery? Apparently, you should be cleaning them at least once a month.
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Either way, for a wardrobe item that puts in plenty of mileage, it’s surprising how little we pay attention to cleaning and maintenance. Over time, dirt and debris can build up and impact the lustre of your jewellery.
While some of the precautionary cleaning we adopted during Covid times has recently relaxed, it’s still important to not skimp on cleaning your jewellery, whether it’s a stately pair of earrings passed down from your grandmother’s jewellery box to be worn on special occasions, or the chain around your neck that is has become like a permanent appendage worn every single day. Taking care of your bling is not only an essential part of wardrobe maintenance and longevity but also vital in ensuring the pieces that adorn our bodies so close to our skin aren’t impacting our health too.
Several jewellery specialists and retailers will, of course, have tips and products to upsell that can help with jewellery cleaning and maintenance, but when you’re counting your pennies at a time when the cost of living is high, home remedies continue to be a time-honoured way to prioritise a household budget.
Whether it’s precious gemstones or sterling silver, raid the pantry or your laundry cabinets for these easy-to-find household items that provide plenty of support when it comes to caring and cleaning for your precious jewels.
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