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How to clean silver objects with chemistry

Using a simple redox reaction to have shining silver objects

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If you have oxidate silver object...

If you have oxidate silver object...

Prepare the supplies,

Prepare the supplies,

Clad a glass bowl with aluminium foil,

Clad a glass bowl with aluminium foil,

Add salt

Add salt

Add baking soda powder

Add baking soda powder

Add boiling water

Add boiling water

You can see that aluminium foil become brown while the silver object return shining... A redox reaction is happening...

You can see that aluminium foil become brown while the silver object return shining... A redox reaction is happening...

And let it shine!

And let it shine!

Before and after!

Before and after!

Before and...

Before and...

After!

After!

  • 1.0l Water
  • 1.0Tbsp Salt
  • 1.0Tbsp Baking soda powder
  • 1.0 Aluminium foil
  • 1.0 Glass bowl