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Nifty Way to Shine Metal


Are you looking for a quick shine on your teapot or silver service without making a messy mixture or buying a special cleaning product? Here’s what to do…

Most metals will shine brightly if you rub them with cork. Just make sure your cork is cork and not plastic, which is what many corks are made of nowadays. Most champagne bottles still have wonderful corks that expand when you pull them out of the bottle—perfect for polishing!

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Source: Joan Wilen and Lydia Wilen are health investigators based in New York City who have spent decades collecting “cures from the cupboard.” They are authors of Bottom Line’s Treasury of Home Remedies & Natural Cures and Bottom Line’s Household Magic and of the free e-letter Household Magic Daily Tips Date: July 29, 2015 Publication: Bottom Line's Household Magic
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