Washing Vintage Jewelry - as part of the Women's Style series by GeoBeats. A good way to wash vintage jewelry is put on some rubber gloves, make sure that that vintage jewelry is a metal piece and that all stones are in place and there are no loose stones or breaks, and you are going to spray that jewelry if it is a metal base or rhinestone with a window cleaner. Then you take an old toothbrush and you scrub. You will scrub each little segment by segment and work your way through. Rinse the item completely and fold over in dry paper towels. Let that item air dry out and your rhinestones will be sparkling and beautiful. A good way to clean silver, an inexpensive easy way is to take baking soda and put it in a dish and make a small paste with water. Take a little of that water, rub it in the baking soda and take an old toothbrush. With this concoction you can clean anything in a silver, especially if it is delicate. The baking soda and the toothbrush will scrub away at any tarnish as you are watching your favorite TV show, or just relaxing at home. It is an easy and inexpensive way to take care of your silver jewelry.