How To Clean Jewelry According To Monica Vinader

Make Do And Mend – Your Guide To Looking After The Clothes You Already Own

Few material items can hold the sentimental value jewellery does. Whether it be an engagement ring given to you by your partner, a brooch that was once your grandmother’s or a necklace you gifted yourself after a promotion, jewellery made from precious metals and covered in gemstones often act as talismans in our day-to-day life.


So, what do you do do when your favourite gold bracelet has lost its shine and your special diamond earrings their sparkle? We spoke to founder, CEO and fine

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How to Clean White Sneakers

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Canvas shoes like Chuck Taylors and Supergas can be difficult to clean because grime works its way into the shoe’s fabric. However, canvas can generally withstand a substantial amount of scrubbing, so most stains can be removed with a bit of work.

After mixing some dish soap and water, clean your shoes by scrubbing them with a toothbrush in small, circular motions. When you’re done, wipe them down with a damp towel to clear off any remaining suds.

Let your shoes dry between rounds of cleaning. You won’t be able to tell how much dirt remains if

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