SILVER CARE TIPS

How to use Wright’s Anti-Tarnish Silver Polish

  • Shake bottle
  • Apply with a clean, damp cloth
  • Polish thoroughly to remove all tarnish
  • Rinse under warm running water
  • Dry with clean, soft cloth

To extend tarnish protection, dust regularly. Eating utensils are safe for use after polishing. For heavy tarnish, we recommend Wright’s Silver Cream. For best results, polish your silver regularly when tarnish is light brown or golden.

How to use Wright’s Silver Cream

  • Apply with a clean, wet cloth or enclosed sponge
  • Polish thoroughly to remove all tarnish
  • Add more water as needed
  • Rinse silver under running water
  • Dry with a clean, soft cloth
  • Rinse sponge in running water
  • Wring out sponge and store in jar
For sensitive skin, wear rubber gloves. In case of eye contact, flush with water.

Silver Care Q&A

When should I polish my silver?
To avoid tarnish build-up, use Wright’s Silver Cream when a light gold film begins to form on silver, or for a quick “touch up” before company arrives!

My silver looks shiny, but my cloth still gets blackish. Should I keep polishing?
No. Stop once your silver looks clean and shiny. There will always be a slight residue on your cloth.

Is it safe to eat off my flatware after polishing with Wright’s?
Yes, it’s perfectly safe to eat or cook with silver or stainless items after polishing with Wright’s silver polishes.

While polishing a silver piece, it seems to be getting dull. What’s happening? You may be polishing a piece that is plated and the plating is worn through to the base metal. Regular use and polishing will gradually wear through plating, which varies in thickness and longevity. Silver can be repaired and replated; consult a jeweler.

How do I know whether my silver is plated or sterling?
American sterling produced after 1907 will be stamped “sterling.”

Are your products dangerous? Why are they marked “Keep out of reach of children?”
This is simply a general warning. All cleaning products should be kept away from children, regardless of their ingredients. Wright’s products are not toxic, but they should not be ingested or come in contact with the eyes.

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