Understanding Chemicals used in Silversmtihing taught by Don Norris Silversmithing for Jewelry Making.
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Understanding Chemicals Used in Silversmithing
There are only a few chemicals used in Silversmithing: Pickle (Sodium Bisulfate), Oxidizer, Flux and ammonia are about the only chemicals that are used frequently with ammonia not used very often. There are a few safety concerns with each, but more with ammonia than the others and this is why it is included in this lesson. The safety concerns of each is covered. How to use each chemical is covered thoroughly. Alternatives and the brands and why Mr. Norris chooses one over the other is explained.