How to Clean Fake Silver

by J.S. Copper ; Updated September 28, 2017

Fake silver jewelry is a thrifty way to accessorize yourself without breaking the bank. Perform routine maintenance to keep your fake jewelry looking as good as the real thing. Because of the nature of fake silver, the exact contents may not be known, so take a conservative approach to cleaning the jewelry. Using less harsh cleaners will ensure the life of your piece without ruining or damaging it. Use a few household items to keep your fake silver shimmering like the real deal.

Fill a glass with warm water.

Add a small spoonful of hand soap to the water. Stir together.

Soak the fake silver in the glass, fully submerged, for at least an hour.

Use the toothbrush to scrub each piece after an hour.

Rinse with water.

Dry the fake silver with a hairdryer.

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J.S. Copper began writing professionally in 2008, specializing in technology, running and health-related topics. He has worked with a handful of technology websites providing tutorials, tips and tricks. Prior to writing, Copper worked in Web design