Clean tarnished silver jewelry using a variety of household products, including aluminium foil, baking soda, laundry detergent, toothpaste and vinegar. Try mixing 1/2 cup of white wine vinegar with 2 tablespoons of bakin... More »

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Since sterling silver is an alloy, it tarnishes when it comes into contact with sulfur particles, which are found in abundance in the air. For this reason, all sterling silver jewelry tarnishes, even silver-plated jewelr... More »

Gold necklaces and other gold jewelry can be cleaned in similar ways depending on what is prompting the cleaning; if the jewelry is worn regularly and simply needs a routine wash, it can be soaked in a solution of warm w... More »

There are several ways of cleaning silver jewelry including one method that makes use of aluminum foil and baking soda, which is ideal for small jewelry pieces such as earrings and those with intricate designs. In some c... More »

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To clean sterling silver earrings, place them in a bowl containing water, vinegar, salt, baking soda and aluminum foil. Polish them with a cloth after soaking. This 20-minute method requires a bowl, boiling water, alumin... More »

Clean tarnished silver by placing a piece of aluminum foil in the bottom of a kitchen sink, filling the sink with warm water and adding 2 tablespoons of salt. Immerse the silver, let it soak for three minutes, and rinse ... More »

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Aluminum foil, baking soda, vinegar and ketchup are some common household items that do a good job polishing silver. Several common ingredients to make homemade silver polish, according to Reader's Digest. More »

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