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Clean brass idols the easy way

krishna murthy
Brass idols of Gods and Goddesses adorn almost every Hindu house temple.
They are beautiful when new but often look dull after a few months.
We bring to you some simple ways to make them shine like new.
Rub salt and a few drops of vinegar on the idol. Scrub it well and wash with warm water.
For discoloured idols, apply a paste of lemon and baking soda. Let it dry and then rinse with warm water.
Tomato ketchup and tomato sauce or juice is a great cleaning tool for brass idols. Leave either of these on your idol for an hour and wipe with soft cloth.
The oldest cleaning hack is toothpaste. Yes, apply it on the idol, scrub with a clean cloth and your idol would shine like new.
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