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Old 04-14-2019, 09:25 PM
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Found a ring with 14 stamped inside. Looks like it was ornate on the exterior. How do I clean it?Name:  9A405EC9-CA0C-445E-9570-F3EF0E546697.jpeg
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Old 04-15-2019, 12:26 PM
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To me that looks plated, gold usually comes out nice and shiny inside and out...

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Try ketchup overnight, works on clad.

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Old 04-18-2019, 09:59 PM
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Can you get a clearer image of the stamp marks? I agree I think it was plated


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Old 05-12-2019, 08:05 PM
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Old post but ill chime in. I bought one of little red containers for jewelry cleaning at Wal-Mart. It's over by the jewelry case and comes with a silver and gold polishing cloth. It also comes with a tiny brush but I find it's not nearly as good as a toothbrush. I've used it on each of our dug rings and even the non gold and silver rings look awesome when i'm done.

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