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How to Clean a Diamond Ring

Show off the natural beauty of your diamond ring by periodically cleaning it at home with a few common household products.

Instructions

  • Step 1: Soak Soak the ring for 20 minutes in a mixture of 1 cup warm water and ¼ cup ammonia.
  • TIP: Wear rubber gloves to protect your hands.
  • Step 2: Rinse Rinse the ring in a solution of warm water with a splash of dishwashing liquid.
  • Step 3: Scrub gently Gently scrub around the diamond and the ring with a toothbrush. Use the bristles of the toothbrush to clean hard-to-get-to areas around the diamond. Use toothpaste to scrub the diamond.
  • Step 4: Rinse Rinse the ring thoroughly with warm water.
  • Step 5: Dry Set the ring on a lint-free towel and let it dry.
  • Step 6: Show off Show off your sparkling clean diamond.
  • FACT: Approximately 65 percent of all diamonds come from African countries.

You Will Need

  • 1/4 c. ammonia
  • Dishwashing liquid
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Lint-free towel
  • Rubber gloves (optional)

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