Bag measures 4-inch by 12-inch Made from Silversmiths' Cloth that contains R-22 a tarnish preventative Keeps silver lustrous for years Stores and protects silver pieces Silver Keeper (4-inch by 12-inch) flap bag made from silversmiths' cloth that contains R-22, a tarnish preventative that protects polished sterling and silver-plate from tarnishing by neutralizing airborne sulfur (the cause of tarnish) for years. Holds a large flatware serving piece, soup ladle, pie server, cold meat fork, or salad serving fork.
If you treasure your silver, don't use these bags. I bought a half-dozen Hagerty Silver Keeper bags and placed perfectly-polished valuable antique spoons in them. Six weeks later, the spoons in the Hagerty bags were covered with large brownish-yellow splotches. (The rest of the silver in the silver chest that was not in Hagerty bags was unharmed.) The chemical in these bags seems to actively promote the very problem Hagerty claims to prevent. I called Hagerty and got no response. We final..
Not certain what transpired with other reviewer but these tarnish retarding silver storage bags certainly worked perfectly for me. I use them to store silver serving pieces - spoons, forks, etc. - and they work like a charm. No mess no fuss. Silver always ready for next table setting. I always hand wash silverware after using, dry well and back in the bags they go.