Cleaning Silver

To clean silver, pour hot water into a mug and add 3 Tbsp. salt (to make an electrolite) and some aluminum foil. Leave items in this to soak a few minutes. Take them out and rinse with clean water, then polish with a clean soft cloth. Hey presto, clean silver!


By jayfeather from Australia


April 1, 20110 found this helpful

Thank you. But, how does cleaning stainless steel flatware? This silver recipe is recommended all over this site and the internet-everywhere else. How do I clean tarnished or strained stainless steel or inexpensive silver plate?

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