It’s easy to forget that your favourite bracelets that you wear daily need a little TLC every now and then to keep them sparkling on your wrist.
At Abbott Lyon, we recommend that you regularly clean your bracelets so you can keep flaunting them confidently. From dainty chains to dazzling gemstones – discover our top cleaning hacks to get your favourite bracelets clean in no time.
How to Clean a Delicate Bracelet
Delicate chain bracelets require gentle handling to avoid tangling or breakage. Start by creating a mild soapy solution using warm water and a drop of dish soap. Dip a soft toothbrush into the solution and gently scrub the chain to remove any dirt or oils.
Rinse it thoroughly under running water and pat dry with a soft, lint-free cloth. Avoid using harsh chemicals and ultrasonic cleaners to preserve your delicate chain bracelets.
How to Clean Gemstone Jewellery
Gemstone bracelets add a captivating touch to your wrist, but with a combination of sweat and dirt, they can lose their sheen over time. And to bring back the sparkle, create a mixture of lukewarm water and mild dish soap. Soak the gemstone bracelet in the solution for a few minutes to loosen dirt and grime. Use a soft brush or a cotton swab to clean the gemstones gently. Finally, rinse thoroughly and pat dry with a soft cloth.
Avoid using harsh chemicals or abrasive materials to prevent damage to the gemstones.
How to Clean Sterling Silver Bracelets
Sterling silver bracelets are timeless and versatile but can tarnish over time. Use a silver polishing cloth to gently buff away any unwanted scuffs and damage to keep them gleaming. For any stubborn discolouration, create a paste of baking soda and water, and apply it to the silver with a soft cloth. Rinse thoroughly and pat dry.
Remember to store your sterling silver bracelets in airtight containers to minimise exposure to air and slow down tarnishing.
How to Clean Stainless Steel Bracelets
Stainless steel bracelets are durable and resistant to tarnishing, making them low-maintenance accessories. To clean stainless steel, use mild dish soap and warm water. Dip a soft cloth into the solution and gently wipe the bracelet to remove any grime. Rinse with clean water and dry thoroughly with a soft cloth. Avoid using abrasive materials to prevent scratching the stainless-steel surface.
How to Clean Gold BraceletsYou only need a gentle touch and a few household items to keep your gold bracelets gleaming. Create a cleaning solution using warm water and a mild soap or dishwashing liquid. Soak the bracelet for a few minutes, then use a soft brush or cloth to scrub away any dirt or grime gently. Rinse thoroughly and pat dry. Voilà! Your gold bracelet is now ready to shine brightly again.
With these simple yet effective cleaning tips, your bracelets will continue to shine bright and add a touch of magic to your style. Discover more tips and tricks on caring for your jewellery at home.
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