How to Keep German Silver From Turning You Black?

Answer German silver, also called nickel silver, is an alloy made of nickel, copper and zinc. When German silver combines with sulfides, a chemical reaction occurs that causes the metal to form a black ta... Read More »

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What can be done to restore the silver flatware after turning black from the dishwasher?

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German Silver Compared to Sterling Silver?

People often confuse German silver and sterling silver. Both are shiny white metals and both are used in jewelry, serving pieces, flatware and decorative accents. But beneath the shiny surface, the... Read More »

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How to Keep a Cut Apple from Turning Brown?

When you cut open an apple, an enzyme (tyrosinase) in the flesh reacts with oxygen to turn polyphenols into melanin (the same pigment that makes you tan). Here's how to halt the process so your app... Read More »