How to clean jewelry that has opals on it

February 19, 2018 Celia Lane

Jewelry with opals can be cleaned using the Mayflower polishing cloths following these instructions:
Clean the metal on the piece avoiding the opals. Opals are not going to be damaged if you just casually touch them while cleaning the metal part of the piece. What is not recommended is to rub the opal with the white cloth. When you finish cleaning the piece of jewelry, rinse to remove any dust from the cleaning agents. Use the gray cloth to buff the opals. The gray cloth is untreated and its safe to use on opals or other porous stones, such as turquoise and malachite,

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