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New Use for Tailor’s Chalk

Place one triangular piece of tailor's chalk in a box with your silver jewelry to keep it tarnish-free.

Place one triangular piece of tailor’s chalk in a box with your silver jewelry to keep it tarnish-free. I learned this in a jewelry store in Arizona. I’ve used this method for years, and I’ve never had to polish my jewelry, which gives me more time for sewing!

-Diane Boate, San Francisco, CA

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  1. Darkducobu | | #1

    Yet a trick is very interesting. What are the properties of chalk to keep the jewelry as well

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