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To make sure your jewelry is properly cleaned bring it to


Decker's Jewelry and Pawn
1735 Decker Blvd Suite 70
Columbia SC 29206
(803)790-4118

In business for over 25 years!

Decker's Jewelry and Pawn's Jewelry Cleaning

That gold or silver looking dingy? Want that ring to shine like it was brand new? Have a diamond that just doesn't have the same fire that it used to? Bring it down to our shop and allow our professionally trained jewelry cleaners breathe new life into your favorite ring, diamond, or necklace.

Home Remedies for Jewelry

Cleaning Jewelry at Home

Please note that these are steps that are known to have worked but Decker's Jewelry and Pawn cannot be held responsible for any consequences arising from the use of information obtained from this website. We HIGHLY recommend that you bring your jewelry to our professional cleaners to insure that nothing will be damaged.

Cleaning Gold at Home

**Note: This is for gold jewelry only and NOT for plated gold.

Put a couple of drops of mold dish-washing liquid in a cup of warm, but not hot, water (for best results use sodium-free Seltzer or carbonated water). Mix the solution gently.


After this place the ring in the soapy water for around 15 minutes. This will help to loosen up dirt.

Then take a soft bristled tooth-brush and very gently scrub each piece of jewelry, making sure to get into crannies and nooks.

Finally rinse each piece of jewelry with running warm water and place on a cloth to dry.

Cleaning Diamonds

**NOTE: This is for diamonds ONLY and not meant for the clasps, metal, or sockets holding the diamond.

Take a soft bristled toothbrush and spray with Windex. Gently work the brush over the diamond, paying special attention to nooks, to remove loose dirt, grime and grease.

Cleaning Pearls at Home

**NOTE: Pearls are VERY easy to damage and it is highly recommended to bring them into our professional cleaners.


Put a couple of drops of mold dish-washing liquid in a cup of warm, but not hot, water. Mix the solution gently.

Use a soft clean cotton cloth to rinse off and clean each pearl individually.

Finally let the pearls air dry overnight.

Cleaning Silver at Home

**NOTE: Silver is can be very difficult to clean and it is not recommended to try this solution without consulting a professional or having a professional clean your silver

The best way to clean silver is to buy silver cleaner from a jeweler or drugstore.

Some home-made silver remedies are available with mixed results and it is recommended to bring your silver in to have it cleaned.

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