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Cleaning and Caring for Charm Bracelets

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charm braceletA charm bracelet is a very unique piece of jewelry, because each wearer can customize the piece as she sees fit. It’s possible to tell a lot about a woman based solely upon the charms found on her bracelet so it’s important to keep them clean. Cleaning a charm bracelet is more difficult than cleaning other types of jewelry, because the bracelets contain so many different charms composed from a number of different materials.

Different Cleaners for Different Materials

There are charmed bracelets composed from gold and diamonds and these are the most expensive variety. However, there are also charmed bracelets composed of copper and even stainless steel. Some women can even make the charm bracelets at home. Obviously, a stainless steel bracelet is easier to clan, because harsh chemicals hardly bear a negative effect upon the bracelet. However, it’s important to always remove the charms prior to cleaning the bracelet. One charm may be made from resilient stainless steel while another is composed from more delicate gold. Bleach, ammonia and even sink cleanser can be used to clean stainless steel, but other materials require a more delicate touch.

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