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Sylvette or Silvette

Real name: selvyt Real use: A lens polishing cloth widely used by opticians and photographers. Advertised as superior to chamois

A superior boot polishing/bulling cloth. Can also be called a diddley.

These cloths need to be broken in by being used as a duster or general cloth then washed several times before they reach optimum performance on leather. Best used damp and should be scrubbed clean often to prevent polish flakes building up in the materials nap.