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Tarnished wire


#1

Aloha,
I don’t know if i am using this properly by sending this post to
orchid@ganoksin.com but please let me know.

My problem: I have three spools of sterling silver round wire, 24 gauge 10
ounces and 15 ounce and a 22 gauge 15 ounces. I stored them incorrectly and
they tarnished, oxidized, lightly blackened along the top side of the spool.
I would welcome suggestions on removing the oxidation so that I can sell the
wire ( I package it in 6 foot lengths). If I can’t fix the problem I will
have to try to sell it at cost or below. Thanks for any assistance.

@Beadword


#2

from: @SUSAN_B_CARD (Susan Card)

Griffith makes Insta-Cleamn Jewelry Cleaner. If I am understanding
your problem correctly, this is an instant cleaner which you need only
dip your wire into and it removes tarnish. Available through
Thunderbird Supply…800-545-7968…in Gallup NM. If it’s super-
blackened, may need slight ribubbing/drying.


#3

Aloha,
I don’t know if i am using this properly by sending this post to
orchid@ganoksin.com but please let me know.

My problem: I have three spools of sterling silver round wire, 24 gauge 10
ounces and 15 ounce and a 22 gauge 15 ounces. I stored them incorrectly and
they tarnished, oxidized, lightly blackened along the top side of the spool.
I would welcome suggestions on removing the oxidation so that I can sell the
wire ( I package it in 6 foot lengths). If I can’t fix the problem I will
have to try to sell it at cost or below. Thanks for any assistance.

Beadword@aol.com
i If you are only selling this silver in 6 foot legths, cut off 6 feet and
pull it through 0000 steel wool. you can get this steel wool at your local
paint store. Lloyd
Lloyd $ Elsie Butterfield


#4

Aloha,
I don’t know if i am using this properly by sending this post to
orchid@ganoksin.com but please let me know.

My problem: I have three spools of sterling silver round wire, 24 gauge 10
ounces and 15 ounce and a 22 gauge 15 ounces. I stored them incorrectly and
they tarnished, oxidized, lightly blackened along the top side of the spool.
I would welcome suggestions on removing the oxidation so that I can sell the
wire ( I package it in 6 foot lengths). If I can’t fix the problem I will
have to try to sell it at cost or below. Thanks for any assistance.

Beadword@aol.com

Hi, I´m assuming you have plastic spools and can offer this suggestion. Try
mixing up a solution of vinegar (I use 15% strength), and household salt.
Use enough to fill a container that the spools will fit into and be
submerged in the resulting liquid. Or do them one at a time. This should
work and you can leave it over night or longer if needed. If the spools are
plastic they wont be hurt and just rinse everything when you are done.
I use this technigue for small silver objects and it always works well.
Good luck

Peter Peterson

J. Peter Peterson
eyrol@rvik.ismennt.is


#5

Date: Thu, 16 May 1996 16:58:35 -0700 (MST)
From: caffree@aztec.asu.edu (SUSAN B. CARD)
Subject: Re: tarnished wire
To: orchid@ganoksin.com
Reply-to: orchid@ganoksin.com

from: caffree@aztec.asu.edu (Susan Card)

Griffith makes Insta-Cleamn Jewelry Cleaner. If I am understanding
your problem correctly, this is an instant cleaner which you need only
dip your wire into and it removes tarnish. Available through
Thunderbird Supply…800-545-7968…in Gallup NM. If it’s super-
blackened, may need slight ribubbing/drying.


#6

Date: Thu, 16 May 1996 17:21:09 -0700 (MST)
To: orchid@ganoksin.com
From: twosuns@goodnet.com (The Butterfields)
Subject: Re: tarnished wire
Reply-to: orchid@ganoksin.com

Aloha,
I don’t know if i am using this properly by sending this post to
orchid@ganoksin.com but please let me know.

My problem: I have three spools of sterling silver round wire, 24 gauge 10
ounces and 15 ounce and a 22 gauge 15 ounces. I stored them incorrectly and
they tarnished, oxidized, lightly blackened along the top side of the spool.
I would welcome suggestions on removing the oxidation so that I can sell the
wire ( I package it in 6 foot lengths). If I can’t fix the problem I will
have to try to sell it at cost or below. Thanks for any assistance.

Beadword@aol.com
i If you are only selling this silver in 6 foot legths, cut off 6 feet and
pull it through 0000 steel wool. you can get this steel wool at your local
paint store. Lloyd
Lloyd $ Elsie Butterfield