Cleaning sterling silver jewelry: Line a plastic or glass container with aluminum foil. Place silver jewelry on the foil making sure each piece touches the foil. Sprinkle baking 1T soda and 1T salt over and cover with 1c boiling water. Use a spoon to swirl the jewelry around until it is untarnished. (I did this and was amazed how fast it worked and how clean my sterling was!)
To clean silver jewelry Boil water, while waiting for water to boil, slightly crinkle up aluminum foil, place it on bottom of dish. Put jewelry in single layer - make sure silver is touching foil. Sprinkle Baking Soda over everything. Pour in boiling water. Will see bubbling, notice rotten egg odor Using wooden/plastic spoon, gently move silver around, flip over, etc, make sure it touches aluminum foil. Once clean, remove jewelry, rinse under tap water Dry pieces off with soft towel
Mix 1 c boiling water, 1 tbsp salt, and 1 tbsp baking soda. Slowly pour the mixture into the foil lined pan. Use a spoon to stir and reposition the jewelry. Then, slowly add the 1/2 c vinegar and watch it do its magic! Bubbles galore cleaning every crevice. Let it sit for 5-10 minutes. Use a spoon to stir the salt and baking soda, and to evenly distribute the jewelry. Rinse in water and dry.