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"Gold plating on silver zari, and alternatives"
Current question:January 24, 2021
Q. I need to find an alternative for gold plating in running a process for zari manufacture. Someone help me out if you know any options are there.Jay patel
- surat Gujarat
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Q. How is silver zari (used in silk sari weaving for borders) gold plated? And could you provide a list of basic chemicals needed for making an immersion plating of gold on the metallic silk threads?Umapathy
hobbyist - Chennai, Tamilnadu, India
A. You can use next solution:
7 gm gold chloride
30 gm potassium ferrocyanide [affil. link to info/product on Amazon]
30 gm potassium carbonate
30 gm sodium chloride
1 lit water,95 °C temp., objects must be in contact with zinc or aluminum!
Good luck!Goran Budija
- Zagreb, Croatia