How to clean a Pandora bracelet

Read on to discover how to clean your Pandora bracelet using baking soda and toothpaste.

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how to clean a pandora bracelet

Key steps

  • Use salt and baking soda with boiling water in a foil-lined bowl.
  • Rub your jewellery with toothpaste before rinsing with water.
  • Avoid using scented skin creams and other products that speed up tarnishing.
  • Remove your jewellery before cleaning, showering or swimming.

Pandora is a popular jewellery brand and many of us have a collection of jewellery, from rings to necklaces to bracelets, with a variety of charms to complement them. They are fun and pretty, but have many small parts which can be fiddly to clean. Read on to discover step-by-step guides for how to clean your Pandora bracelet. Following these Pandora care instructions is a great way to ensure that you know how to clean a Pandora bracelet and charms without damaging them.

Make sure you always remove all traces of cleaning products using clean water and dry them thoroughly to prevent damage to your Pandora jewellery.

How to clean a Pandora bracelet with baking soda

Did you know you can clean your Pandora jewellery using baking soda? Just follow these simple instructions to get the method down:

You will need:

  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 tbsp baking soda
  • 1 tbsp white salt
  • ½ cup white vinegar
  • Foil
  • A bowl
  • Tongs
  • Clean, soft cloth
  • Polishing cloth

To clean your bracelet:

1. Line your bowl with foil.

2. Add baking soda and salt to the bowl.

3. Slowly add the vinegar; it should begin to fizz.

4. Mix until the baking soda and salt are fully dissolved.

5. Add the boiling water.

6. Gently place your Pandora jewellery into the bowl using the tongs, and leave it to soak for half an hour.

7. Remove your jewellery and wrap it in the clean, soft cloth to dry.

8. Use the polishing cloth to buff the jewellery.

9. Repeat the process if need be.

10. If your Pandora jewellery is particularly stained, leave it to soak for a little longer than 30 minutes.

How to clean a Pandora bracelet: toothpaste as a jewellery cleaner

You can also clean your Pandora bracelet and charms with toothpaste. Take a look at this method with only five steps:

You will need:

  • A soft toothbrush (not the one you use to brush your teeth!)
  • Toothpaste
  • Water

To clean your bracelet:

1. Put a small amount of toothpaste onto the toothbrush.

2. Rub the toothpaste over your Pandora jewellery, taking particular care in tarnished areas.

3. Leave it to soak for a few minutes.

4. Use clean, plain water to wash the toothpaste off. Take care to remove all traces of toothpaste as it is abrasive.

5. Do not use this method if your charms have gemstones as it could damage them.

Tips for caring for your Pandora products in between cleans

Now you know how to clean a Pandora bracelet, keep it in good condition with these two tips:

  • Avoid using perfume, skin creams, and other products in the areas where you wear your Pandora jewellery as this could tarnish it.
  • Always take off your Pandora bracelet, necklace or ring before cleaning, showering or swimming.
  • Use a tarnish-proof pouch or box to protect your jewellery when it is not being worn.

With our methods for how to clean a pandora bracelet, you'll be back to looking your most charming in no time. Now you know how to clean pandora bracelets at home, check out our other articles such as how to clean silver and how to clean and sterilise earrings to buff up the rest of your jewellery collection.

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