How to Clean Tarnish From Sterling Silver

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Remove tarnish from sterling silver by scrubbing with baking soda, washing silver with hot water and thoroughly drying it. Make sterling silver look new with this free video from a professional home organizer about cleaning kitchens. View Video Transcript

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Ann Myrick

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Hi, this is Ann Myrick and today I'm going to show you how to remove tarnish from your sterling silver. I have several pieces here and what we're going to use, a natural product, we're going to use soda today. So what I want to do is make just a little bit of a paste with the soda and then we're going to sponge it onto the sterling silver. And this is a great - there are many products out there, but this is a great product because you usually have soda in your cabinet and so you can just grab it and mix it with a little bit of water and just start polishing. Then you - what you're going to do is rinse it with hot water, and dry it because to dry it - drying it is part of the buffing where it gives it a little bit of a sheen. This is Ann Myrick and this is how you clean tarnish off sterling silver.