How To: Store Silverware and China
What You Need
Follow These Two Easy Steps
Choose quilted dishware packs that match the size of your china pieces. Before placing your china in the appropriate pack,
wrap each piece in acid-free tissue paper. Place a layer of bubble wrap between each piece. Fill quilted pack to the top,
then zip and store.
Aha! Acid-free tissue paper prevents discoloration.
Tip: If you don’t have a quilted dishware set, a corrugated cardboard box works well.
Roll each piece of silver in acid-free tissue paper or unbleached cotton muslin (found at fabric stores). Be sure not to let
one piece of silver touch another, or they may scratch each other. Place wrapped silver in resealable plastic bags. Seal and
Tip: Chalk absorbs moisture, and moisture causes tarnish. To slow tarnishing, wrap a piece of chalk in cheesecloth and place it in the bag with your silver.