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Anyone who's ever polished silver knows that keeping the tarnish at bay is never ending work - but, you may not know that polishing also rubs away some of the precious metal.
COLLEGE PARK, Md., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Where there's silver, there's tarnish. While getting the tarnish off your flatware might be an occasional inconvenience, to museum curators and conservators, it's a threat to irreplaceable works of art.
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