This tutorial on How To Clean Silver and Remove Tarnish is a lifesaver! It only takes a few minutes to do and seconds for results to happen.
I’ve had this collection of silver spoons and serving pieces for years, and never really got around to cleaning them. Truly, I don’t even know where they came from. We didn’t really need to use them, so they’ve just been sitting in an old vase I had for years. I recently decided to purge any items from our home that we weren’t using, and decided to either clean them or donate them. I had read about a super simple method to clean silver, but had no idea if it would work or not. I tried it and HOLY MOLY! It not only worked, but it literally took the tarnish away in seconds right before my eyes. F
If you’d like to see the process and how well it works in real time, check out the video below! As you can see in the video, it works on sterling silver jewelry too…I’m not so sure about silver plated jewelry though!
Read on to see the step-by-step instructions on How To Clean Silver!
These are the silver pieces that I’ve been holding on to. I kind of like the way the looked tucked in this vase, but it was high time to let them shine.
I started by filling a pot with water and adding a scrunched up ball of aluminum foil…yep, the stuff we use in our kitchens every day. Next, I let the water come to a rolling boil.