Diamonds attract dirt and dust like no other jewellery. Make your engagement ring sparkle like new, by soaking it in a glass of vodka for one minute. Rinse well in warm water, pat dry with a clean cloth and voilá
Treat pearls to a shampoo
Never, ever soak pearls in water! Instead, take a clean eye shadow brush, dip it in warm water with a tiny bit of shampoo added, and then gently brush each pearl. Wipe each pearl clean with a slightly dampened cloth, and then follow with another wipe with a dry, lint free cloth. Lay flat to avoid stretching and leave to dry – or blow dry laid flat on a COLD setting.
Use chalk to protect your silver
Fed up of polishing your silver jewellery? Make life a lot easier by wrapping a piece of chalk in a bit of gauze and popping it in your jewellery box. It will absorb all the air moisture and stop your silver from tarnishing.
Vacuum that earring
Ever lost an earring or a ring under the bed? Just pop a stocking or a nylon sock over your vacuum cleaner’s pipe, secure it with a rubber band and hoover away. Your jewellery will get trapped by the air, but safely held in