How to clean jewellery with Brasso

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How to clean jewellery with Brasso

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Brasso originated in the UK in 1905. Sold in most hardware and home improvement stores, it is used to clean silver, brass and bronze. Once known for its familiar metal can, Brasso now comes in a plastic container. The formula now conforms with the safety regulations in most countries, but is essentially the same formula Grandma used. Follow the directions precisely and your silver, or almost any smooth surface, will gleam.


Step One

Clean the silver thoroughly with hot water and a mild dishwashing detergent. Make sure there is no wax or oil on the silver you are cleaning. Dry the silver thoroughly when clean with a soft cloth.


Step Two

Shake the Brasso container. If the Brasso liquid is clear, it has not been shaken enough. Apply a small amount of Brasso to the cloth; a small amount goes a long way. Never apply Brasso directly to the silver.


Step Three

Rub the cloth on the piece gently in small circles. Never scrub when using Brasso. Do not worry if the Brasso turns black as you rub; this is the Brasso reacting with the tarnish. Allow the Brasso to dry on the silver; the piece will turn white and chalky.


Step Four

Use warm, clear water to remove the Brasso from the silver piece. Make sure that you remove all traces of Brasso. After rinsing thoroughly, dry and buff with a soft, clean cloth.


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