How to clean crystal ware

How to clean crystal ware

The sign of prosperity in the Soviet years, crystal, steadily decorated any sideboard. Still it has great success with the people who are a good judge of good festive ware. Invited dinner, solemn event, holiday – nothing can do without beautiful set of devices of crystal. Therefore it is so important to look after correctly such ware and to keep its initial state.

It is required to you

  • - soft fabric,
  • - basin,
  • - water,
  • - starch,
  • - blue,
  • - coarse salt,
  • - vinegar,
  • - cleaning agent,
  • - tissues.


1. For a start prepare small basin with warm soapsuds, also you can use means for washing of ware, only make sure that it soft and uniform in the structure. Take new rag in the right hand, it is desirable from cotton, and it is accurate, having slightly wetted, study each part of crystal ware clockwise.

2. After that set aside the processed ware aside and pour out water of basin. Pour fresh cool water into it and wash away soap from crystal. After that take dry soft rag and wipe residues of water from ware.

3. In case on your product there are elements of the drawing and gilding, use warmish water. Then rinse crystal in solution of blue and wipe dry linen fabric.

4. There is one more way of cleaning of crystal. Take rag, fill on it a little coarse salt, add slightly water and slightly wipe. After that take 3 tablespoons of vinegar and part in 3 liters of water, then for a while lower products from crystal in the turned-out solution – it will add them gloss, then rinse warm water and wipe dry rag.

5. Also you can add to ware unique gloss. For this purpose you will need soft fabric which you can buy in shop (the special rag will also be suitable you for dust). Take rag and slightly moisten it with alcohol, then wipe ware. Alcohol will disappear, there will be no smell left, and you will be able to admire dazzling gloss of crystal.

6. At the last stage on care for crystal take tissue and wipe products. Also every two months make the following procedure – take 2 tablespoons of starch and as much blue, carefully move and process crystal ware the turned-out mix. Leave for 5 minutes then wipe with dry soft fabric.

Author: «MirrorInfo» Dream Team