Non-toxic Silver Polish Method

I have tons of silver pieces. Inherited, gifted and thrifted pieces that are all so beautiful. We all have them and most of us never use them. I usually look at the tarnish and shove them back in the cabinet because the work and the toxic polishing chemicals needed to get them looking gorgeous again is a huge turn off. Since it’s holiday time and we are hosting a lot of guests I need to break out the silver again but this time I’m not overwhelmed or dreading it. Last spring when I was hosting a tea party for my besties. I looked for better way and I found it! I had my doubts, but every time I searched this method came up. It’s simple, non toxic….and it works! Here are the easy steps to make Grandma’s silver shine again.

You’ll need:



Table salt

Baking sofa

Hot water

Tea towels

1. Line sink with foil shiny side up

2.  Place your pieces in the sink

3.  Add 1/2 cup salt 1/2 cup baking soda

4.  Cover with very hot water and let soak for 30 minutes

5. Dry and lightly buff with clean tea towels


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