How To Clean Diamond Earrings

How To Clean Diamond Earrings

A new pair of earrings is something people look forward to each day. Wearing diamond stud earrings or two-tone diamond hoop earrings requires regular cleaning. As the metal is exposed, it is more likely to corrode. In addition, the stone's sheen might quickly fade. Exposure and wear and tear are inevitable in most circumstances. The luster of diamond earrings may be preserved by frequent cleaning, provided you put out the effort.

Accessory Cleaning Tools

To ensure a successful cleaning, make sure you have the following:

  • A small dish
  • Warm water
  • Mild detergent
  • A bristle brush with soft, bouncy bristles
  • Soft cloth

Safe Areas for the Cleaning Process

  • A smooth surface is preferable. A sloped or moving surface will undoubtedly make it more difficult to keep track of your earrings.
  • The sink is not a good place to start. Thousands of earrings are lost each year via plugholes. Do not let a sink steal one of your prized studs!
  • Make sure the space where you clean is well lit. In this way, you can verify that all the dirt has been cleaned off the stud.

What Are Some Cleaning Agents That You Can Use?

Sodium bicarbonate

The ring may be cleaned using a mixture of baking soda and water. In a small bowl, combine a small quantity of baking soda with a little water.

Laundry detergent

Make dishwashing soap by mixing hot water with a mild detergent. Allow this solution to soak into your earrings for a few minutes.

Ammonia purification

Diamonds may be cleaned at home using a 1:1 ammonia-to-water ratio. For around 20 minutes, soak diamond jewelry in a solution of equal parts of ammonia and water.

Hydrogen Peroxide

For a 10-minute soak, use a dish half-filled with hydrogen peroxide to soak the earrings. Use a microfiber towel to dry fully after rinsing.

Step-By-Step Instructions to Clean Your Diamond Earrings

  1. Warm-up some water; too hot water is dangerous.
  2. Half-fill a dish with warm water.
  3. Add a small amount of cleaning detergent.
  4. Swirl the dish to ensure that the soap and water are distributed evenly.
  5. Allow about ten minutes for the diamond earrings to soak.
  6. Use a soft-bristled brush to get into all the nooks and crannies of one earring at a time.
  7. Rinse and dry them with a gentle towel after brushing.


You cannot go wrong with diamond earrings, which are magnificent pieces of jewelry. To maintain them sparkling and shiny, clean them often.  Lesley Ann Jewels professionals can help you purchase and maintain all diamond jewelry.