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« on: October 08, 2006 12:06:49 PM »

I have several bright shiny gold rings, any idea how to make it look "aged"?

As in darker and not shiny?


Thanks for you help!
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macabrechaos
« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2006 04:58:14 PM »

one way i know how to make brass look aged is to paint on black acrylic paint then before it dries completly rub it it make brass look antiqued maybe that would work on gold
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« Reply #2 on: October 09, 2006 05:07:48 PM »

the best way is to play around with an oxidizing agent. you can pick it up at jewlery supply stores, and maybe crafting stores. Then if its a coated surface gently rub with steel wool, and sip in oxidizer until desired effect is reached, and rinse or pat dry. Voila!
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