How to clean silver

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Over the years, Silver objects They are becoming discolored and dull. The aging of the material occurs due to the oxidation process, the silver atoms which react with oxidizing substances that are present in the air.

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The dark layer is deposited on the crockery, cutlery, necklaces, earrings and any object made with silver is the product of the oxidation reaction, called silver sulfide. To remove it and let the Silver items clinking as new, bet on a trick homemade cleaning with sodium bicarbonate.

Clear bicarbonate


  • Metal pan 1
  • 500 ml water
  • 5 teaspoons baking soda

Way of doing:

Dip the objects to be cleaned in water and add baking soda. Place the pot on the fire and wait for the water to boil, to accelerate the reaction between the silver and bicarbonate. After a few minutes, make sure that all dirt has been removed and remove the objects from the water. Dry them thoroughly before storing.

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