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How do you clean a Venetian mirror?

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Regular glass cleaners don’t contain that much vinegar. This means that these cleaners are good for mild cleansing, but for antique glass Venetian mirrors, which tend to get cloudy, a more thorough way to clean is to use only white vinegar. Dampen a clean soft cloth with a solution of white vinegar and water (one part vinegar to two parts water) and apply to your Venetian glass mirror. After you’ve cleaned your Venetian mirror with vinegar, clean the mirror with warm water on a soft cloth in order to get rid of the vinegar smell. Alternatively, if you have difficulty with the smell of vinegar, use rubbing alcohol instead (but be sure that you’re only applying these methods to the glass rather than the frame).

1stDibs ExpertOctober 21, 2020
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Venetian Mirror
Located in Washington, DC
A Venetian mirror.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Wall Mirrors

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Located in Copenhagen K, DK
Gorgeous Venetian mirror from France, with fabulous cut mirrored glass and etchings. Pretty top of frame.
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Early 20th Century French Wall Mirrors

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Located in New York, NY
A circa 1920's Venetian mirror with etched rose motif along mirror frame. Measurements: Height: 24" Width: 38" depth: 1.5"
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Horizontal Venetian Mirror
Located in New York, NY
A horizontal circa 1940s Venetian mirror with etched foliage and floral motif and with detailed crown. Measurements: Width 45" Height 52" Depth 3.5".
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Located in Antwerp, BE
Elegant Venetian mirror, Italy, circa 1970s.
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Elegant Venetian Mirror
Located in Atlanta, GA
Elegant Venetian mirror, Italy, circa 1980s.
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Vintage 1980s Italian Hollywood Regency Wall Mirrors

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