You will need
- - a tool for cleaning;
- hydrogen peroxide;
- - ammonia;
- - toothpaste or mouthwash;
- liquid for jewelry.
Add 200 ml of pure water a tablespoon of dishwashing detergent, a bit of salt and baking soda (0.5 teaspoon). Put the solution on a slow fire. Once the water starts to boil, lower the chain into the solution and leave for 30 minutes. After you rinse the jewelry in cool water and wipe with a soft cloth. If the product remains wet, it can again be darker.
Pour 50 ml water into a glass and add a tablespoon of hydrogen peroxide and a vial of ammonia. Place the chain into the solution and leave overnight. In the morning rinse and you're ready to wear. Typically, such a solution effectively removes plaque, but if the effect was not followed, repeat done again, only this time increase the time to 24 hours.
Good whitens jewelry solution toothpaste. You can replace it and rinse the mouth. Place the chain in the liquid for 6-12 hours. Rinse thoroughly under running water after time.
Buy liquid used for cleaning jewelry at home. Use as written in the instructions. You usually need to pour some solution in a glass beaker, immerse the item for 5-10 minutes and rinse with clean water. After processing, the chain will sparkle like new. The liquid can be used for cleaning silver jewelry and gold or platinum products.
Give the product in the hands of a professional, if you failed to remove plaque from the chain at home or he is not left in inaccessible places (between the links). The jeweler will bleach the product with the help of special solutions, and if necessary will conduct a mechanical cleaning.
Do not attempt to bleach the chain of aggressive substances, for example chlorine or caustic acids. The effect can be the opposite.
Do not clean chain with a toothbrush – you can damage the links that will lead to rupture of the product.