Preventing and Avoiding Fire-scale when Jewelry Making
This short paper describes ways to avoid the dreaded fire-scale, a hard to remove purplish discoloration or 'bloom' which occurs on sterling silver when it is heated. This information is important for jewelers and silversmiths, as firescale can be a serious problem on high polished work. This article is an updated version of a free article at the Ganoksin Project. Go to http://brainpress.com/Ganoksin.html#Articles to see other similar free articles by Lewton-Brain. Four pages.