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Silver Dip formula


#1

Hi everybody! Someone told me about using water softner in a
alumminum pan (like the pie ones you get at the supermarket). Has
anyone heard this? Would you know what the details are? I am in
New York and I have not been able to find water softners in stores
or on the Net.

Thanks in advance.
Vera B.


#2
Someone told me about using water softner in a alumminum pan 

Hi Vera,

Its amazingly simple! I usually use a Pyrex (glass) dish and line
with aluminum foil, because then I can either toss out or recycle the
foil. An aluminum pan would work as well… or even better. I
wouldn’t use it for cooking later, though!

Fill the container with hot water and toss in about 1/4 cup of
baking soda. Stir to dissolve and place your silver pieces in the
bath, in contact with the aluminum. Leave it for a while, then pull
the pieces out and rinse. Ta-Da!

Seems overly simple, but its reasonably effective and totally
harmless to people and the environment!

All the best,

Dave

Dave Sebaste
Sebaste Studio and
Carolina Artisans’ Gallery
Charlotte, NC (USA)
dave@sebaste.com