Removing Rust from Brass?

I need some suggestions for cleaning rust on a brass ornament.

By Teresa Dye from Montrose, Scotland

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September 29, 20100 found this helpful

Believe it or not, plain old generic Ketchup will take the tarnish off brass. If the ornament is immersible, just dump a bunch of ketchup into a plastic container and put the ornament into the ketchup, turning to get it all covered, leave it for 10 minutes or so and see if that is enough time. You may have to take it out and rinse it off several times to keep tabs on the tarnish vs ornament. It is the slightly acid nature of the ketchup that does the trick!

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September 30, 20100 found this helpful

If there is actual "rust" on this piece, it can't be brass. If it is tarnish, any number of home remedies will work, as will a good quality brass polish. Only iron and steel things rust.

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October 10, 20100 found this helpful

Thanks so much for your tips. I tried tomato ketchup out and worked. Its come up a treat. Thanks once again. mablet

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