Bacha Coffee Scoop in Silver
Wash in warm soapy water using a sponge as soon as possible after each use. Use a mild, phosphate-free detergent. avoid any detergent containing lemon or vinegar. Rinse in hot water and dry thoroughly with a soft cloth. Do not allow to air dry. Store in dry conditions. Don't use rubber gloves when you wash or polish silver as they emit sulfur. Tarnishing is the oxidation that occurs when silver comes in contact with acidic foods such as lemon, vinegar, etc. It is also caused by sulfur. This is present in the atmosphere and in many common things such as eggs and rubber. Silverware that is used regularly will tarnish less than silver that is stored for long periods. It is amazing what a hot wash and a quick rub with a soft cloth will do for the appearance of your silverware.For silver which is only lightly tarnished, a silver polishing cloth is gentlest. Once silver has been cleaned of tarnish, a polishing cloth can be used on a regular basis to maintain a shiny appearance.