Chalk to Prevent Tarnish on JewelryTo save any of your jewelry from tarnishing, pop a length of chalk inside your jewelry box. I have no idea how this works but it does!
How to Detangle a NecklaceMoisten a tangled neck chain with vegetable oil before trying to untangle it with two straight pins.
Fix Rhinestone Jewelry with Missing StonesI have some old rhinestone jewelry that was nice but missing some stones and they were too small to replace. So I had the idea of applying pearl nail polish to the sites where the stones were gone and then sprinkling the area with silver glitter.
Repairing Costume JewelryYou can re-surface/spiff up costume jewelry using colored nail polish. I just touched up the worn gilding on a vintage pendant using gold-colored polish.
Repairing a Ring that Has Been CutCutting a ring off your finger will not destroy the ring. Any ring can be repaired by a competent jeweler. The ring will probably have to be cut anyway in order to make it larger.
Repairing Elastic BraceletsWhen the elastic in a bracelet stretches, most think it's a lost cause. Many get tossed or recycled into other things (my personal fav'). But if you love the work and want to save it, it's super easy.
Glue to Make an Oversize Ring FitI've always been encountering this, especially if someone gives you a ring as a gift. When the ring is too big that won't fit on your finger that would be a problem and sometimes I go to a goldsmith to have it cut it to make fit on my finger. And this will cost you a money, right?