5 Ways to Clean Silver Jewelry

Great tips for cleaning jewellery!

Corey Egan Metalsmithing


When it comes to silver jewelry, it’s hard to not bring up the big, grey elephant in the room: Tarnish.

It’s one of the most common complaints I’ve received during my years working in jewelry studios and galleries; removing tarnish is a chore. Its presence in our jewelry collection brings us pause each time we’re choosing what to wear. And, unfortunately, there doesn’t seem to be one cure-all method to remove tarnish on every piece.

Over the years I’ve used each one of the 5 methods below to remove tarnish from hundreds of designer jewelry collections—no joke! Not all silver jewelry is created equal; differing alloys, finishes, and presence of gemstones all come into play when finding the right method to clean.

These 5 methods are relatively simple. They require items found in your kitchen or at a local jewelry store. So, without further delay, let’s dig into the basics.

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About lovelydeer

My name is Gemma Phillips and I am a designer and illustrator of a range of home ware called Lovely Deer. https://lovelydeer.wordpress.com/ http://www.facebook.com/lovely.deer.5?fref=ts
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One Response to 5 Ways to Clean Silver Jewelry

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