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Credit: Laura Moss

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)

Martha Stewart Member
May 3, 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.
Martha Stewart Member
April 20, 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: http://www.hermansilver.com/care.htm.
Martha Stewart Member
March 15, 2009
Much healthier than using silver polish yet just as effective: polish with toothpaste.