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Care & Maintenance
Simple steps to ensure that your pewter piece lasts a lifetime
For over 100 years, our pewter pieces have marked significant moments in life and are often handed down from generation to generation. Over time and with use, pewter develops a pleasing subdued tone unique to the metal. Learn how to maintain the distinguished Royal Selangor Finish with these simple cleaning tips.
 

Satin-Finish

  • - Wash in warm soapy water and rinse thoroughly.
  • - Dry immediately with a soft flannel.
  • - Always wipe satin-finish pieces along its polish lines.

Brilliant-Finish

  • - Polish as silver, with a good brand of silver polish and a soft flannel.

Antique-Finish

  • - Wash in warm soapy water and rinse thoroughly.
  • - Dry immediately with a soft flannel.

24ct Gold-plated Pewter

  • - Wash in warm soapy water and rinse thoroughly.
  • - Dry immediately with a soft flannel.
  • - Do not use metal polish, as this will dull the gold.

Wood and Pewter

  • - Do not soak in water.
  • - Avoid strong detergents, which can penetrate and damage wood.
  • - Wipe with a damp cloth, and dry immediately.
  • - An occasional application of linseed or olive oil to the wood improves its lustre.

Worth noting

  • - Never expose pewter to direct flame, or heated surfaces.
  • - Never put pewter in a microwave.
  • - Do not scrub with a brush.
  • - Do not clean in a dishwasher.
  • - If you live by the sea, atmospheric salts can dull pewter’s lustre. Wipe occasionally with a damp cloth.
 
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