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How do we clean gold ornaments which are worn on a daily basis?

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Asked by Lion Heart, 24 Aug '09 02:24 pm
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Regular rinsing in a gentle liquid soap will do the job. If the dirt has been stuck for a while, use a soft cloth, preferably muslin. Its best to do this on a regular basis - if you have allowed grime and dirt to settle for long periods, it is best to take your ornaments to a reliable jeweler (as mentioned by Swarna).

Detergents, toothpastes and brushes are likely to leave very fine lines which are not visible but which will dull the sheen of the ornament. (Remember how new steel utensils loose their shine with constant scrubbing - gold is much softer than steel and will dull much more easily.)
Answered by Neha Sahi, 24 Aug '09 02:40 pm

 
  
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Washing with warm soapy water (don't use detergent) - using and old toothbrush to get into intricate designs and crevices should do. Otherwise store gold jewellery is soft cloth bags when not being used. If the item is really tarnished then take it to the jeweller to be professionally cleaned with a sonic cleaner.
Answered by Janis, 24 Aug '09 07:17 pm

 
  
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Goldsmiths provide that service for a small fee. Some acids help in cleaning. There should not be any significant loss of weight.
Answered by Venkateswaraswamy Swarna, 24 Aug '09 02:25 pm

 
  
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Raw grinded turmeric is the best for it since gold does not losses with it
Answered by ajay, 24 Aug '09 04:42 pm

 
  
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I think best is to use simple soap with warm water. Using chemicals may dialute Gold.
Answered by peekay first, 25 Aug '09 07:19 pm

 
  
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You may clean once a fortnight or less your daily wear gold ornaments,. This can be easily done with Gentle Liquid Soap (diluted) or with tooth paste. But, be careful not to break any of them since these all are deilcately designed. UIse a damp smooth cloth.
Answered by poonam duggal, 26 Aug '09 11:30 am

 
  
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Right question has been asked many a times before.
The remedy I use was given to me by a Goldsmith friend of our family and yes it works wonders this is what all gold smiths use and charge you a leg and an arm.
The ingredinats are all available in every kitchen or cna be baught for few penny (paisas).

YOU NEED
Bi-carbonate soda (not baking powder)
Washing powder such as OMO,Persil etc used for washing cloths)
Aluminium Foil (the one we use for cooking.)
Water
A frying pan (If you have an old one laying about the better) otherwise use your regular one it will not get harmed in any way. ...more
Answered by Sheetal Kaur, 25 Aug '09 04:05 pm

 
  
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Boil in water containing any detergent/cleaning agent.for dirt removing

rub 'suhaga' gently by a brush/cloth for shining.
Answered by bhanwar bothra, 24 Aug '09 04:19 pm

 
  
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I use liquid soap and tooth-paste too, sometimes.......
Answered by minati vishwakarma, 24 Aug '09 03:36 pm

 
  
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I clean with tooth paste
Answered by ANURADHA PATHAKJ, 24 Aug '09 02:58 pm

 
  
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