Dull jewelry?? try this! scrub with a soft toothbrush dipped in warm water that's been spiked with a few drops of dishwashing liquid.
For plain silver accessories without gems or intricate patterns try this : soak the items in a mixture of ½ cup warm water, three to four drops of dishwashing liquid, and one drop of household ammonia.
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