Julie Gerstein/BuzzFeed.com 1. Pack necklaces with a straw to prevent tangling. John Lawton / Via realsimple.com 2. If necklaces are too thick for the straw method, use Press'n Seal saran wrap. Kathleen Kamphausen / Via cosmopolitan.com 3. Sprinkle already knotted chains with baby powder to untangle more easily. goodhousekeeping.com And use a pin for added precision. Advertisement 4. Use silicon adhesive for a DIY way to make a ring smaller. natashalh.com No cutting and soldering here! This trick is both easy and reversible. 5. Prevent tarnishing and turning your skin green by painting costume jewelry with clear nail polish. Flickr: irisphotos / Creative Commons 6. And keep the gold from chipping off costume jewelry with clear gloss acrylic spray. thesororitysecrets.blogspot.com Get all the info here. 7. Give clear jewelry a boost of color with a coat of nail polish. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Advertisement 8. Transform boring jewelry with colored enamel spray. thecreativityexchange.com Get the how-to here. 9. Fix cheap broken chains with fishing line. thenoblewife.blogspot.com If the chain is too small to fix with pliers, just try out this simple fix. 10. Use a button to keep pairs of earrings together. listotic.com Don't get forced into wearing the one-earring trend because you lost the other one. 11. Put bracelets on by yourself using a paper clip. goodhousekeeping.com #bachelorettehack Advertisement 12. Turn your necklace into a headband by adding an elastic hair tie. cremedelacraft.com It even converts back to a necklace! Get the full tutorial here. 13. If you drop a small earring, ring, or shiny object turn off all lights and use a flashlight. Flickr: redjar / Creative Commons Stop crawling around on the floor! The stones or metal will reflect the light beam right back to you. 14. Prevent silver from tarnishing by placing chalk in your jewelry box. cdn-image.realsimple.com Use this household silverware hack for your jewelry! Chalkboard chalk absorbs moisture, keeping your silver from tarnishing. Be sure to change the chalk every few months for the best results. 15. If your silver is already tarnished, clean it up with toothpaste. snapguide.com For best results, use tartar control toothpaste, which contains the most hydrated silica. Advertisement 16. Soothe sensitive earlobes with vaseline. utah.todaysmama.com Coat earring posts with petroleum jelly to reduce sore and sensitive ears. 17. Make 14K gold extra shiny using light beer. Flickr: quinndombrowski The acids in light ales work best to polish gold jewelry (with no stones). 18. Use this trick to convert vintage clip-ons to pierced earrings. View this video on YouTube Bye, pinched lobes! 19. Make your own all-natural jewelry cleaner. diynatural.com All you need is tea tree oil, baking soda, and witch hazel or white vinegar. Advertisement 20. Resize a watch by adding or removing links. thewonderforest.com You can find the tiny screwdrivers in any eyeglass repair kit. 21. Make necklaces longer by adding a bracelet. View this photo on Instagram Lots of vintage necklaces come with as a matching set, but you can also use a plain gold or silver link bracelet. You'll be looking like Liz Taylor in no time. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF mylifetime.com / Via tenazh.tumblr.com Share On facebook Share On facebook Share On vk Share On vk Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On lineapp Share On lineapp Share On twitter Share On twitter Share On email Share On email Share On sms Share On sms Share On whatsapp Share On whatsapp Share On more Share On more Share On tumblr Share On tumblr Share On link Share On link Share On copy Share On copy Omg It's Prime Day!