"Joost, no problem. In order to avoid problems, I have removed my links and comments as it seemed to lead to controversy only, and this was not my intention. I wanted to enrich the discussion. I have never looked on Ebay for such an item, I was…"
"Eva, - I am sure I am speaking on Linda's behalf (unless she corrects me!) as well as my own if I say that neither of us would have been under any impression that you were trying to put down Linda's price or piece! Not at all - you were…"
Hello,everyone, I would ,love to hear some suggestion on how the best waydisplay my silver, the last year i have it in a cabinet, what helps becauseit does not need so much polishing because of humidity!!But then I have a rather big collection of brass bracelets and anklets, and I reallydo not know how to display them!!Any suggestion are very welcome!!Regards CarrySee More
"Sorry: I wrote a note about silver and brass cleaning further below, not having seen Waqar's. It confirms what he says, and also adds a number of other things. By the way, I think this is about the third time I have written this stuff, but of…"
"I missed out what Waqar wrote above about the aluminium and washing/baking soda treatment. Sorry for the repetition. Anyway, we are in hearty agreement. This method is about the only one that I fairly often use for heavily tarnished silver; if the…"
"I found myself using salt (as an abrasive) and lemon - or vinegar (another acid, after all) - on heavily tarnished brass and copper in the mid 60s, when we were young, and bought such things as old jam-pans (some of which we kept but many of which…"
"English-speakers can find this excellent episode of Himalaya with Michael Palin at this link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gyu9W2x8OoY
The Naga part commences at about twenty minutes--but the whole episode is beautiful. Jamey"
"An easy, inexpensive, and very effective way to clean tarnished copper, brass, and bronze is to use lemon and salt. Take 1/2 a lemon, and a small plate or container with a quantity of salt in it. Dip the cut side of the lemon into the salt, and rub…"