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String Theory

Martha Stewart Living, November 2007

The next time you polish a fork, dip a length of cotton twine into silver polish, and rub it between the tines. This will help remove every trace of tarnish from those hard-to-reach crevices.

Comments (3)

  • Kathleen000 3 May, 2013

    Never use paper towel to clean or dry silver, it is like using wood on your silver, which is what paper products are made.

  • The Silversmith 20 Apr, 2013

    I would recommend using a flattened Q-tip.

    I'm a silver restoration, conservation, and preservationist. You'll find the most thoroughly researched and practiced silver care information in my Silver Care Guide here:

  • navs 15 Mar, 2009

    Much healthier than using silver polish yet just as effective: polish with toothpaste.