Dampen a soft, lint-free cloth with water, and wring it out.
Wipe the lacquerware thoroughly to remove any dirt, dust or fingerprints.
Dry the lacquerware with a soft, lint-free cloth.
Dip a soft cloth into a carnauba-based wax, and wipe the lacquerware with the cloth to apply a light layer of wax to the surface.
Buff the lacquerware with a clean part of the cloth to remove any excess wax and restore shine.
Things You Will Need
- Soft, lint-free cloths
- Carnauba-based wax
- Store Japanese lacquerware away from direct sunlight and fluctuating humidity and temperatures.