Silver Polishing

Questions on polishing, restoration, conservation + manufacturing techniques
buff
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Silver Polishing

Postby buff » Sat Aug 16, 2008 11:23 pm

I would like to buy a motor with a wheel to polish the dings out of the used silver I buy. Can anyone recommend a source.
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JLDoggett
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Postby JLDoggett » Sun Aug 17, 2008 2:24 am

A lot depends on where you live.
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Hose_dk
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Postby Hose_dk » Sun Aug 17, 2008 5:14 am

But your idear seems as a good possibility to destroy silver.
Hand polish is the proper way to clean antique silver.
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kerangoumar
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Postby kerangoumar » Sun Aug 17, 2008 11:44 pm

buff

a local "antique shoppe" owner, 85, always has everything scrubbed and grazed and is gone over with a flame thrower and then buffed, after which some of the things appear to be coated with a lacquer. makes my teeth curl.

if you read any of the excellent recommendationas on cleaning silver you will see that it doesn't take much work and the result will be splendid.
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byron mac donald
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Postby byron mac donald » Mon Aug 18, 2008 2:49 am

Hi Buff-

Here is a great article found here on this site for caring for your silver items:

http://www.925-1000.com/aPolish.html

I hope you do not ruin what you have, the persons that have answered your post so far have alot of knowledge that I would take to heart.

Regards - Byron
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buff
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Postby buff » Mon Aug 18, 2008 10:48 am

Thanks guys for all of the great advice.
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