Omni Gift Shop's Suggestions on the Care and Cleaning of Your Jewelry

February 23, 2017 Angela D'Antuono

  Gold - while gold-filled jewelry does not tarnish as does sterling silver, occasionally it can be cleaned/polished (the same way as regular 14k gold) using warm soapy water and an old toothbrush. A little ammonia added will help too. Or, you can use a commercial liquid gold cleaner. Hairspray and other chemicals can dirty the gold (not tarnishing it, but adding on a layer that will blacken), so if you find that your gold-filled jewelry starts looking like this, clean as mentioned above, and don't put on the jewelry until after you're done with everything else. Sterling silver needs...