How To Clean Alabaster Ornaments

Apply a paste made of quick lime and water, leave on a few days, and wash off with warm water and soap.

How To Clean Ivory

Brush with a soft tooth brush in lukewarm water. Use alcohol if the ivory is discolored and dry in the sun, if possible.

How To Clean Marble

Mix two parts of soda, one of pumice stone, and one of salt, with warm water to form a paste.

How To Clean Plaster Statuettes

Dip the statue several times in a strong solution of soda in water, rubbing badly soiled places with a soft cloth.