Put Beauty Back in Your Bling

Is your treasured jewelry losing its glitter? Let your gems shine bright again – the answer to cleaning your diamonds is probably as close as your kitchen sink.

Watch: Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend

Just mix up a little dishwashing liquid in a bowl with some warm water, then grab an old toothbrush, ER Physician Dr. Travis Stork explains.

He’s got a pair of diamond stud earrings on hand to demonstrate. They’re dull and dirty before he goes to work. “Make it bling, Dr. Travis. Make it bling!” TV personality Arthel Neville urges. A quick dip in the soapy mixture and a gentle scrub with the toothbrush, and the diamonds sparkle like new!

Watch: Jewelry Safety Tips

This trick is fabulous for your fine jewelry, but some costume pieces may lose their finish if exposed to soapy water.

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