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