famous bangles with Pandora charms won the hearts of girls with the opportunity to create their own unique jewelry, a little story and give it a secret meaning. But such a beloved decoration requires the care and attention of its owner.
First of all, it should be noted that Prevention is always easier than correcting.. So stick with simple rules and your jewelry will always be at its best. Silver products tarnish from frequent exposure to water due to the content of salts and minerals in it, therefore Not recommended take a shower with decorations. Also in Pandora Jewelry Not recommended visit the pool and spa treatments — chlorinated water can cause irreparable damage to charms. The use of perfumes, cosmetics and creams also adversely affects the condition of the product. And since in most cases you can’t do without these funds, the decoration needs regular care. In this article, we will show you how to clean Pandora charms at home.
For the purification of silver products, there are special care productsthat do not violate the integrity of the metal structure. The instructions usually clearly describe the rules of use and additional recommendations. Under no circumstances should products be treated with aggressive cleaning agents and acids.
Most gentle method cleaning with liquid soap or dish detergent. Add soap/detergent to a container with warm water (40-45̊С). In the resulting solution, lower the products for 5-7 minutes, with a strong degree of contamination — for 10-15 minutes. After soaking the contaminants, they will be much easier to remove. For the mechanical cleaning stage, you will need an ordinary soft toothbrush — it has the least traumatic effect on metal, does not scratch it, but at the same time it copes well with dirt in hard-to-reach places. After cleaning, dry the product with paper towels and rub with a special polishing cloth (available at any jewelry store or optics store) or natural fabrics such as suede and flannel.
Methodwhich is used for the most «launched» products. To do this, you will need baking soda, foil and boiling water. Finely tear or cut a sheet of A3 food foil, put it on the bottom of a plastic dish. Put the product on top, pour 2-3 tablespoons of baking soda and pour boiling water over it. After one minute, the product can be pulled out of the solution and transferred to a 45 ° C soapy solution. If necessary, clean hard-to-reach places with a toothbrush. In conclusion, as described above, dry and rub the decoration. The result will surely please you. When mechanical cleaning, the main thing is to take into account the thickness of the product and not overdo it with the brush. By following these rules, you will not damage the jewelry, but only improve its appearance.
Special attention we will give Pandora bracelets made of textiles and genuine leather with silver inserts. Textiles and leather are much more afraid of contact with water than silver — this is logical. Accordingly, avoid getting the product wet while wearing. And for cleaning, use special tools that can be purchased at jewelry stores. The second option — baby cream — a good degree of cleansing and protection from scratches and cracks in the future. Naturally, such care should be regular. Carefully clean non-removable metal parts with special equipment or a cotton pad dipped in soapy water.
There is also a video about polishing Pandora jewelry (eng)
Now you know how to keep new jewelry beautiful and how to restore old products to their original appearance.