What is the easiest way to clean pewter?
- Mix one cup white vinegar with a half-cup white flour to create a paste (for grainy-finished satin pewter, add in one teaspoon of salt, which makes the paste slightly abrasive and improves its cleaning ability).
- Use a soft cloth to apply the cleanser, rubbing it in with a circular motion.
Should you clean antique pewter? Oxidized finish: The pewter has been treated with a darkening agent to create a deep grey finish. This finish should never be polished; washing or dusting is all that is needed.
Can you clean pewter with baking soda? Wipe your pewter articles with ketchup, using a soft cloth. Leave it to rest for 10 – 15 minutes, and wash thoroughly with warm water. Dry well to get a super-clean look. Using a paste of baking soda and water is also an effective way to bring some shine to your pewter item.
Can I clean pewter with Brasso? Brasso works on brass, copper, chrome, bronze, stainless steel, pewter, and aluminum. It’s a cleaner, polish and protection solution in one, for when you need to buff up lackluster brass, kitchenware and more – no polishing wheel required.