How to Make Easy, Homemade Silver Cleaner

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Things You'll Need

  • Aluminum foil

  • Glass dish

  • 1 tsp. baking soda

  • 1 tsp. salt

  • Boiling water

Tip

After soaking, rinse the pieces with water, then dry and buff with a soft cloth.

Warning

Work with boiling water carefully.

Silver cleaner is easy to make and easy to use.

Store-bought silver cleaners are often messy and expensive. You can easily make your own, saving money, yourself from a mess and the environment.

Step 1

Cover a glass dish with a piece of aluminum foil (shiny side up).

Step 2

Place your silver pieces on top of the aluminum foil.

Step 3

Sprinkle 1 tsp. of baking soda and 1 tsp. of salt on top of the pieces.

Step 4

Add boiling water to the pan.

Step 5

Soak silver pieces for 15 minutes.

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