washing soda and aluminium trick? Dissolve washing soda in warm
water, drop some aluminium foil in and then drop in your silver -
Andy, Can you be more specific on WHAT is ' washing soda' or a brandname? Thanks,Thomas
I forgot to mention that the brand I had most success with is Calgonwhich is sometimes hard to find.
NancyNancy Bernardine-WidmerBernardine Fine Art Jewelryhttp://www.bernardine.com
Washing soda is sodium carbonate, chemical compound, Na2CO3, solublein water and very slightly soluble in alcohol. Pure sodium carbonateis a white, odourless powder that absorbs moisture from the air, hasan alkaline taste, and forms a strongly alkaline water solution.
look it up here on Ganoksin http://www.ganoksin.com/orchid/archive/9806/msg00264.htm
Andy, Can you be more specific on WHAT is ' washing soda' or a brand name? Thanks,Thomas
Already better done by others! (runs down to workshop and looks atpacket) brand is Co-op's own label, not a help but it really doesn'tmatter - just make it hot!
Andy Parker, Agate House Lapidary@Andy_Parkerwww.agatehouse.co.uk