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 » Beauty & Fashion Jewelry & Watches Precious Metals & Gems

Someone who wants to remove heavy tarnish from silver plated costume jewelry should combine aluminum tin foil, water and salt, then place the jewelry inside the solution. Other types of costume jewelry require a differen... More »

Silver tarnishes due to a reaction with sulfur in the air. Moisture and sunlight can also cause tarnish. 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 » Beauty & Fashion Jewelry & Watches

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 » Home & Garden Cleaning

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 » Art & Literature Comics & Anime