And the winner is...
After testing several silver solutions, we'd iike to confirm that the best silver chain cleaner is Birks' Silver Sparkle solution. Other solutions tested included Connoisseurs and Haggerty's and while they removed the tarnish of our chains, Birks' solution also restored their original shine.
Exclusively available at Birks jewellery stores, this British-made product is very effective but also very corrosive. Please use it with utmost care.
Do not be mislead by the solution's pleasant scent. Use it only to clean all-silver jewellery as it will damage gemstones and pearls. Protect your working surface with a large disposable plastic tray as even a small drop can permanently mark stainless steel, granite, formica. If you have sensitive skin, wear gloves.
Immerse your silver chain for up to 30 seconds. Rinse your chain thoroughly with water and immediately dry it with a soft cotton cloth or paper towel. For best results, we run our newly shined, dry chains, by the small polishing cloth included in the box.
Close the jar tightly after use and rinse it thoroughly before drying it well and storing it in a cool, dry place.
We know, this process takes plenty of care but your silver chains will be very grateful.