What is a good cleaner for silver jewelry?


Quick Answer

A concoction of hot water, baking soda and dish soap with a piece of tin foil at the bottom is one of the easiest cleaners for silver jewelry. This mixture is gentle on silver and cheap to produce.

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Only baking soda, hot water and tin foil is needed, but a little added salt and dish detergent are also useful in cleaning up tarnished silver. Mix up the ingredients and soak the jewelry for five to ten minutes. Dry thoroughly with a non-abrasive cloth.

The piece of foil at the bottom is important, as it pulls the oxidation from the jewelry to the tin.

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