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Metal Polish

About this Tip:

Cleaning steel, silver, gold and pewter

Cleaning steel, silver, gold and pewter

How to:

  1. Make a paste of equal parts salt, flour and white vinegar. Make enough to cover the piece(s) you are working on
  2. Using a rag or pad of paper towels work the paste into the metal. Be sure to rub, working it in well
  3. Allow the paste to remain on the metal for one hour
  4. Rinse and dry

Why It Works:

The combination of the salt and vinegar remove the tarnish and soiling and the flour polishes the piece