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Old 02-18-2021, 07:02 AM
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Default Black Sterling cleaning?

I find lots of sterling items when I'm beach hunting like rings, toe rings, earrings etc. The problem is, they're almost always dark brown to black due to the length of time they have been buried in the salt sand. How do you restore back to the shiny silver color? I haven't had much luck doing it.
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Old 02-18-2021, 07:46 AM
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I soak black silver in tarnex then silver cream.
Silver will always clean up , I will use a toothpick while soaking for chunks

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Old 02-18-2021, 09:06 AM
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I've had decent luck with aluminum foil and baking soda in the past.

Link to the process, really simple, no clue about the product they are selling but the process for cleaning is sound.

https://www.everbritecoatings.com/how-to-clean-silver
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Old 02-18-2021, 09:20 AM
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I use “Connoisseur’s Jewelry Cleaner”. It’s a chem dip, found at Target. I’ve used it on heavily tarnished Kennedy half dollars, 30 second dip and they come out looking shiny and uncirculated.

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