How to clean bronze, brass and copper artifacts ?
It is necessary to preserve the shining of bronze, brass and copper artifacts as always. We can do it in a simpler way using the following methods.
Regular cleaning of the product is crucial, failing will reduce its shine. An industrial product such as Pitambari, Dhara can be used specifically for cleaning bronze, brass, copper artifacts. It is easily available in India and if you are not in India, you can use any of the below-mentioned recipes :
Take a mixture of table salt and fresh lemon juice (White vinegar can be used instead of lemon). Rub this mixture on the surface until it becomes clear. Wash with plain water and wipe off the excess water immediately with a cotton cloth.
You can also use tamarind paste instead of the first mixture. After soaking up some tamarind in warm water in order to make it into soft, use the pulp to rub the surface of your copper artifact. Wash with water and wipe off the excess water with a cotton cloth. Make sure that to use cotton cloth for wiping off the excess water after rinsing your bronze, brass, copper artifacts. Failing will cause a formation of watermarks on the utensil which is hard to get rid of later. Avoid rubbing your artifacts with an abrasive scrubber which may leave behind scratches. It is better to use a cotton cloth to rub the surface of those utensils. In order to make the utensils ever shiny and worthy, you should do anyone among the above methods.