Dab some Windex onto a cotton swab and apply it to the knot. Then place the necklace in a small container and place it over something that vibrates in your house, like your washing machine. Within a few minutes, the tangles should start to loosen. Rub the knot in your fingers and gently pick it apart.
How do you untangle a necklace chain?
Use a straight pin to gently pull out all of the knots. If that doesn’t work, place the necklace on a hard, nonporous surface such as glass. Apply several drops of baby oil or mineral oil to the chain, then use the pin to untangle the links. Proper storage should help prevent tangling.
Can Jewelers untangle necklaces?
With a wide variety of tweezers and setting tools that are fine enough to pick through necklaces, the jeweler can patiently and skillfully unravel the mess.
How do you store necklaces so they don’t tangle?
To keep them tidy, place each necklace in its own individual sealed bag and zip it up with the clasp hanging out. For added protection, wrap your necklace around a jewelry roll or a rolled-up piece of cloth first to keep it from moving around.
How do you get a tight knot out?
How to Untie a Tight Knot
- For larger, stiff knots, tap the knot with a spoon or hammer to start to loosen it.
- Locate the knot’s loops and try to pull them apart with your fingers.
- Continue loosening loops by twisting a loose end and pushing it through the knot.