How to Clean Silver?

  • How to Clean Silver? By SimplySpicesBoil the water.
  • Place a sheet of aluminum foil in the bottom of a pan, add hot water, 1 tsp. baking soda, 1 tsp. salt.
  • Add silver pieces, make sure the water covers the silver pieces and silver is direct contact with aluminum foil.
  • Use tongs to move the silver pieces.
  • Wait until you see tiny yellow flakes in the water.
  • Remove silver, rinse, dry, and buff with a soft cloth.
  • This method cleans the design.


  • After dried with soft cloth, Lamp was greasy. I coated with toothpaste and washed it in warm water.
  • Alternate with, in a pan add aluminum foil, baking soda, salt and ad water bring it to boil add silver pieces.
  • I need to repeat the process several times since my silver lamp is tarnished severely.


Malar Gandhi said...

Thats a wonderful tip for me. I am finding it hard to clean in between the designs. I used to do with amorphous powders and work on the greese for a long time. Your version sounds simple and catchy. Thanks for this informative post.

Varunavi said...

Very informative tip as i find it difficult to clean my silver lamps and idols

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