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Old 04-17-2017, 01:34 PM
 
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Try soaking for 10 minutes in Coca Cola. I did that with a badly tarnished silver ring this weekend, and the result was amazing.
how come it doesn't work on teeth?
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Old 04-17-2017, 01:45 PM
 
Location: Carteret, NJ
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If the earrings have rhinestones with gold foiled backs, do not immerse them in water. The foil will come off and they won't sparkle. Use a toothpick to remove gunk and clean with an alchol dampened q-tip.
hmmmmm maybe I can try a toothpick to see how it works.

I also see answers with hydrogen peroxide, so maybe I can try that if toothpick does not work.
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Old 04-18-2017, 07:52 AM
 
Location: East of Seattle since 1992, originally from SF Bay Area
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how come it doesn't work on teeth?
Teeth are porous, unfortunately and will absorb the color, not to mention the sugar in it, but it does seem ironic.
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Old 04-18-2017, 10:19 AM
 
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try cape cod polishing cloth - not for gold though
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Old 04-18-2017, 06:56 PM
 
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I use an ammonia & water mixture, soak for a bit & then clean with a toothbrush.
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Old 04-19-2017, 11:46 AM
 
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I always clean my rings and earrings that have stones with toothpaste and a toothbrush. Works great and makes them sparkle.
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