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Re: silver cleaning

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From: Sid Miller (sidmill_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Mon Dec 08 2003 - 12:42:57 PST


I believe that when you are using the aluminum in the water stuff and a
variety of brand names which essentially do the same thing, you are
really doing a reverse silver-plating. This is ok if you have sterling,
but if you are using a silver plated piece, you'd better do the old
polish techniques like Wright's silvercream which are very gentle and
use more elbow grease.

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