September 14, 2016

How to Clean Silver Ornaments

In case, if the ornaments discolourises , it can be regained easily. So, nothing to worry. Here are the two basic ways which can help you to get that white glow of your ornament back.

  • Going to any professional jeweller.
  • Try to clean it at home. 

Going to any professional jeweller: this is the most preferred way to get our ornaments cleaned. It is so because the jeweler has the right products and right chemicals to get your ornaments clean with proper care. Doing the job yourself, may not give you the desired results. A jeweler may cost you something for their service but will assures you of the desired results.

Try to clean it at home: It is less preferred option because at home, you may get all the things required to clean an ornament but you can not get proper technique to do the job perfectly and  may not give you the desired result. However you may easily do it at home in few simple ways:




Take the help of ketchup to get shinning tarnished silver. If your ring, bracelet, or earring has a smooth surface, dunk it in a small bowl of ketchup for a few minutes. If it has a tooled or detailed surface, use an old toothbrush to work ketchup into the crevices. To avoid damaging the silver, don’t leave the ketchup on any longer than necessary. Rinse your jewelry clean, dry it, and it’s ready to wear.




  • To remove built-up tarnish from your silver, make a thick paste with 1/4 cup baking soda and 2 tablespoons water. Apply with a damp sponge and gently rub, rinse, and buff dry 




  • To remove built-up tarnish from your silver Bangles, Rings, Utensils or any other silver ornaments which has plain surface, take a piece of cotton and apply some COLGATE TOOTHPOWDER over it and rub it over ornaments. This method helps only in the starting stage of the tarnish.

After cleaning, you can polish your silver items with a soft, clean cloth to make sure they sparkle!

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