I have always hated silver because of the tarnishing. I was so upset to find that my favorite necklace had tarnished! However, thanks to the wonderful info on the internet ... I was able to get the tarnish off in just a few minutes with no polishing!
Here are my before and after photos - taken with my scanner:
It is very simple to do. You only need water, baking soda, salt, and aluminum foil.
I found the info here:
The one thing that they don't mention on the website ... when the sulfur atoms come out ~ Pee-Yew! Stinky like rotten eggs (only not as strong). It is totally worth it, though. I swished my necklace around for a minute or two, rinsed it off & dried it - and it is good as new!