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How to Polish a Brass Wall Hanging

Step 1

Take the brass wall hanging off the wall if possible.

Step 2

Mix 1 teaspoon mild liquid dish soap in 1 cup lukewarm water.

Step 3

Dip a clean cloth into the soapy solution and rub it over the surface of the brass wall hanging to remove as much of the dirt, debris and grime as possible.

Step 4

Gently brush the brass wall hanging with a soft-bristled toothbrush to remove dirt from the creases and crevices.

Step 5

Rinse the wall hanging under clear water if possible. Alternatively, run a clean, damp cloth over the brass pieces to remove the dish soap residue. Dry the wall hanging completely with a clean and dry cloth.

Step 6

Put brass polish on the edge of a cloth and gently rub it into the piece of brass until there is a thin film of polish covering the entire item.

Step 7

Buff the brass with a clean, soft cloth. Rub the item in circular motions until it is shiny.

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