Cleaning Silver Plate
If your silver-plated items are showing some signs of tarnish and needs a new lease of life, use either method below. However, remember to be very gentle with the plating and buff softly, avoiding scrubbing it.
mix mild soap and warm water. Pop the jewellery in the water for a few minutes.
Using a soft cloth, buff thoroughly
Once clean, rinse with warm water.
Wipe with a lint-free cloth making sure that the jewellery is fully dried before you store them away.
Alternatively you can use a jewellery cleaning cloth to buff your jewellery.
Storing Silver Plate
Before storing away silver-plated jewellery, make sure it is dry. Exposure to air and moisture is what causes silver to tarnish.
Place in an airtight bag, such as a grip lock bag, as this will reduce exposure to air, which will down the rate of tarnish.
Storage bags can be purchased here