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How to Clean Silver Tableware

Basic Cleaning

Step 1

Place a towel or mat on the bottom of your sink. Fill the sink with hot water and add 1 tsp. of mild dish detergent.

Step 2

Wash the silver thoroughly with a soft cloth or sponge.

Step 3

Rinse the silver with warm water to remove any detergent residue.

Step 4

Dry the silver with a soft cloth or towel.

Removing Tarnish

Step 1

Apply 1 tsp. of silver polishing cream to a soft cloth. Wipe the tarnished silver thoroughly with the cloth to remove the dark film. Turn the cloth and add more polish as needed.

Step 2

Rinse the tableware thoroughly with warm water to remove the silver polish.

Step 3

Wipe and buff the silver with a soft cloth to dry it.

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