How to Clean Silver (video)
In the video above, Richard Sisson with Chevy Chase Plating & Polishing in Rockville, Md., demonstrates how to hand polish silver pieces, from tureens to flatware. Sisson describes how to clean and buff a piece of silver that is slightly tarnished, as well as how to remove old polish residue that has built up over time in the nooks and crannies of older pieces. He also shows how to best clean a piece of silver that is badly tarnished. Which high quality paste polish is the best for hand polishing smaller silver pieces, such as flatware? Watch the video and find out. To learn what is the difference between sterling silver and silver plated, watch this video.