It’s inevitable for plated jewelry to get dirty—or at least lose its coveted luster and shine. After days of exposure to dirt and oils from our lotions or perfumes, both silver- and gold-plated pieces start to look, in a word, dull. That’s why giving them a proper clean every now and then is necessary. While it may sound like an additional task that’ll take up a lot of time, cleaning plated jewelry is actually very simple and doesn’t require any special, expensive materials. In fact, you likely already own everything you need to get back your piece’s luster and shine. Ahead, how to clean both silver- and gold-plated jewelry in just a few no-fuss steps.