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Polishing Silver plated Flatware

I am looking for a method to polish silver plated flatware that will remove - or blend in - the fine surface scratches without leaving a hard, mirror like shine. I am trying to find more information on a vibratory or tumbling system but everything seems to be too small (for small parts and jewerly) or really large (the smaller ones weighing 600+ lbs) and expensive.

Does anyone have experience with this method or any method that can blend in the scratches and leave a soft shine?

Thanks for your help. - Bobbie

Re: Polishing Silver plated Flatware

Hello Roberta,

I would not use a tumbler, as this will damage the silverplate and flatten ornament detail. Nothing will remove fine scratches without removing the plate as well.