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I’ve seen lots of silver and silver plate at antique shops and flea markets lately that is darkly tarnished and unpolished. I enjoy the shabby chic look, and there is certainly beauty in allowing a vintage piece to be highlighted by leaving darkened areas within the pattern.
Lots of us are “aging” furniture and decorative items or collecting chippy, rusty home décor pieces; however, blackened silver is simply not attractive in my opinion. Not to mention that tarnish can eventually ruin the silver altogether. When allowed to tarnish to black, it takes a good quality polish and lots of elbow grease to turn this:
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