3. Fill two tubs with hot water. Add dish detergent to the wash tub and ammonia to the rinse tub for sparkle. Cushion the bottoms of the tubs with cloths.
4. Remove the crystal drops and saucers and put them in the sudsy water. (Either remove just a few crystal parts at a time or make a diagram of what goes where so you don't have a chandelier jigsaw puzzle to contend with when it's time to put it back together.)
5. Wipe the base of the chandelier. Use a cloth dampened with the wash water.
6. Rinse and dry all parts. Gently, under lightly running water.
7. Replace the parts quickly before you forget where they go. Then replace the bulbs.
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