Question: How Do You Get Stains Out Of Bone China?

How to Remove Stains From Bone China

  • Wash the bone china with mild detergent and a soft cloth.
  • Examine the piece carefully.
  • Dip a cotton swab in nail polish remover and rub the stain, avoiding any metal trim on the piece.
  • Apply a bit of toothpaste to a gray stain.
  • Use a mild abrasive to remove other stains.

How do you get stains out of bone china cups?

To remove coffee or tea stains from a cup, wet the cup with vinegar. Then dampen a rag with water, dip it in baking soda or salt and swab out the stain. Another treatment to remove tea or coffee stains on china is to apply 20% hydrogen peroxide, wash and rinse. (Regular household hydrogen peroxide is 3% strength.

How do you clean stained plates?


  1. Wash dishes thoroughly.
  2. Spot-clean stained dishes using a baking soda paste.
  3. Use a soaking solution of baking soda and vinegar to remove deeper stains.
  4. Rinse the dishes, and evaluate any remaining stains.
  5. Try a more powerful solvent.
  6. Use care when bleaching ceramics.

How do you clean unglazed pottery?



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How do you clean bone china?

Fill the sink with warm, soapy water (regular dishwashing liquid is fine) and gently wash the china using a soft cloth. Keep a dry towel handy and dry your hands if they become too soapy. Wet bone china can be very slippery.

Does vinegar remove coffee stains?

Blot up as much of the coffee as you can. Then, mix one tablespoon of liquid dish soap, one tablespoon of white vinegar and two cups of warm water. Using a clean, white cloth, sponge the stain with the mixture. Apply a little bit at a time, blotting frequently with a dry cloth until the stain disappears.

How do you get stains off white plates?

Soak the dishes in a solution of water and vinegar overnight. Vinegar works especially well to make white dishes spotless. Use the green cleaning go-to method of scrubbing stains with a concoction of vinegar and baking soda. The chemical reaction between the base and acid makes this pair a powerful cleaning agent.

How do you remove yellow stains from plates?

Mix a tablespoon of baking soda with water or white vinegar to form a paste. Scrub the spot or stain with the paste, and rinse.

How do you get stains out of an old crockery?

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How do you clean old pottery?

Soap and Water Soak

Clean the pottery with warm water and soap. I find the original Dawn liquid soap works best. Avoid soaps with scents and additives. Run a sink full of warm, soapy water and with a soft wash cloth, clean the pottery.

How do you remove stains from ceramic?



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How do you clean crazing?

A paste made of hydrogen peroxide and cream of tartar may remove the stains.

  • Cover a work area with newspaper or an old plastic tablecloth. Set the affected dishes atop the work surface; then put on rubber gloves.
  • Brush the paste over the crazed areas on each dish, working the paste into the cracks with the toothbrush.