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Tuesday, 17 April 2012


I've had a play around with some Liver of Sulphur on the surface of some silver pieces I made recently.

This one was dipped and left until it turned black - except for the 18ct Gold details which do not oxidise.

This ring was quickly dipped in and out of the solution and then dipped in cold water. The colours are a nice mix of green, red & brown.
Adding patination in this way certainly can change the whole look of a piece of silver.