Day 15 Silver Tarnish Remover

Silver Tarnish Remover

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Happy Father’s Day!!

Today being Father’s Day and me being a father, I am going to not spend so much time in front of my computer or my bench today, So allow me to give a quick tip, to “Phone one in” so to say.

If you work in Sterling Silver, and have any pieces around that have been sitting for a while, you probably notice they get tarnished and dark, well here is a way to remove the tarnish without taking a polishing wheel or polishing cloth to them.

Take an Aluminum pie pan, add hot water, approximately 2 cups hot water or enough to fill pie the pan. Add 1 tablespoon salt and 1 tablespoon Water Softener Powder, You can use Baking Soda as well. (to use a larger aluminum pan, increase the salt, water softener/baking soda, and hot water accordingly) Place pieces (touching) in the water and watch the magic happen.
Be careful with antiqued pieces and pieces with stones! This should only be used with just metal pieces.
Dry off and enjoy!

Thanks again for following along on this journey of mine, I hope you are having as much fun as I

Doug

 

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6 Responses to Day 15 Silver Tarnish Remover

  1. Jennifer Williams June 15, 2014 at 11:47 pm #

    I have a tarnished silver bracelet with pearls. Is this method safe to use?

    • jewelrymonk June 15, 2014 at 11:54 pm #

      I have not tried it on pearls, so I would not recommend it.

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  3. Rob February 29, 2016 at 8:11 pm #

    I’m glad I saw this post a few weeks ago. Several people over the weekend that stopped by my booth asked me how to remove tarnish from silver and I was able to answer them with a small disclaimer. Thanks!

    • Doug Napier March 1, 2016 at 5:24 pm #

      Great to hear.
      Doug