Polishing and Cleaning Silverware

In a small pot (the pot's size depends on what you're cleaning), place water to where it will cover the item being cleaned. Add 1 tsp. baking soda, 1 tsp. salt, and a capful of white vinegar. Then place the silver (silverware, etc.) on top a piece of aluminum foil with the shiny side down in pot, submerge it, then bring pot to a boil. Turn the silver or whatever it is on the other side, and you should see beautiful shiny silver on the side that was submerged. Don't ask me how it works but it really does.

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November 30, 2017

I have a few pieces of old silverware. How do I clean them?

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December 1, 20170 found this helpful
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Several people here have asked the same question. There is one very easy way to do this.

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In a pot on your stove, add 1 liter of water, a piece of aluminum foil, and 2 Tablespoons of baking soda. Bring to a boil.

Turn off the stove and use a pair of tongues to dip the silverware into the water mixture. Leave for 30 second to a minute and remove. This removes all the tarnish on the silverware.

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Please, is there an easy way to clean silverware without using Silvo? Thank you.

By Carolyn from Australia

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August 16, 20100 found this helpful

Here are some home made remedies to clean silverware.

Baking Soda

Use baking soda to do a quick, easy polish on silverware. Make a paste of baking soda and water, and use it to polish away tarnish. Rinse the silverware and dry with a clean cloth. Add a bit of salt or lemon juice to the paste to increase the cleaning power and make the piece smell nice.

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Toothpaste

Use a paste (not gel) toothpaste and a soft toothbrush or cloth to restore shine to silver. Rinse thoroughly, especially in crevices or etched decorations

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I hope these ideas help you! : )

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August 27, 2012

My good silverware that we use daily looks dingy and tarnished. What is the best way to clean silverware?

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January 18, 2017

This is a page about cleaning silverplate flatware. Silver flatware tends to get tarnished over time and with general use. There are various ways to clean it.

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