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How to clean palladium jewelry

Updated February 21, 2017

Palladium, a white metal with the appearance of white gold or platinum, resists tarnish and wear. With a price comparable to 14k white gold, palladium is an affordable alternative to platinum. Palladium is hypoallergenic, making it ideal for those sensitive to other metal jewellery. Clean palladium jewellery regularly with prepackaged jewellery cleaner or soap and water to keep it bright and shining.

Fill a small container with 1/2 tsp of mild dish soap and warm water. Place the palladium jewellery in the solution. If you're using the prepackaged jewellery cleaner, place the jewellery into the solution. Allow it to soak for five minutes.

Remove the jewellery from the soap or cleaner and brush it with a small brush or wipe it with a soft cloth.

Rinse the palladium jewellery in cool water.

Dry the palladium jewellery with a soft cloth.

Things You'll Need

  • Pre-packaged jewellery cleaner, with brush
  • Mild dish soap
  • Small container
  • Soft cloths
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Shelley Marie has been writing professionally since 2008 for online marketing and informational websites. Her areas of expertise include home, garden and health. She holds a Bachelor of Science in business administration and an associate degree in medical billing and insurance coding, both from Herzing University.