How to correctly clean silver
Noble metal from ancient times was given importance not only as an ornament, but also as a magical attribute capable of protecting and healing a person. Earrings, rings, bracelets from silver have a volume and refinement at the same time, which is not inherent in other metals. The gentle color harmoniously harmonizes with many elements of clothing, which gives a special charm.
It is also known that silverware has some disinfectant properties. However, with the wearing of products and even careful storage, they periodically appear dark plaque, spoiling the appearance. This is the reaction of oxidation of silver with air, more precisely, sulfur, contained in it. Our cleaning company shares recommendations, how easy it is to clean silver things, with improvised means:
- Do not store silver jewelry in damp areas.
- Wet cleaning, cleaning of windows, utensils should be carried out in gloves and without jewelry on the fingers.
- Cutlery and dishes from silver after washing should be wiped dry.
- Avoid any abrasive products (soda, tooth powder, toothpaste, lipstick) that can create micro scratches on the silver, which will further degrade the condition of the thing.
- If the product is decorated with precious stones, then it is better to entrust it to professionals in the workshops.
- To avoid scratches, it is more reliable to clean silver by soaking in a solution of soda, carefully dissolved in boiling water. To lower it it is necessary, when the solution will be hot, and to take out after cooling. With a soft cloth, polish the items taken from the water.
- The solution can be created, and dissolving the citric acid pack in a glass of hot water. Dip in a glass the necessary thing and cook in a water bath for 20 minutes.
- An ammonia is also an effective means of cleaning silver. In a container with alcohol you need to dip a chain, small, large things and wait at least 20 minutes.
- Small darkening on silver can be removed with a white eraser, or a toothbrush and soap solution.
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