Wet a sponge with warm water.
Wipe the silver-plated object to remove any surface dirt or oil.
Dip a clean cloth into the silver polish and apply it in a thin film to the silver plating.
Rub the polish into the silver plating using a polishing cloth made for silver. Be gentle. If you are too rigorous you can remove the thin layer of silver plating.
Wash the silver-plated item if it is to be used for serving food. Use a small amount of mild dish-washing liquid and warm water to remove any excess silver polish.
Things You Will Need
- Polishing cloth for silver
- Silver polish
- Do not use abrasive cleansers or polishes on the silver plating. Anything too strong may wear off the thin layer of silver.