Cleaning sterling silver jewelry: Line a plastic or glass container with aluminum foil. Place silver jewelry on the foil making sure each piece touches the foil. Sprinkle baking 1T soda and 1T salt over and cover with 1c boiling water. Use a spoon to swirl the jewelry around until it is untarnished. (I did this and was amazed how fast it worked and how clean my sterling was!)
Great site! How to Heat & Bend Silverware Into Jewelry Antique, solid silver spoons such as these can be transformed into charming jewelry. Few types of jewelry possess the quirky charm of bracelets and rings than those that have been fashioned from recycled silverware. Silver spoons, forks and knives are unexpected materials with which to fashion jewelry.