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Plating over pewter jewellery



August 17, 2010

Is it possible to gold or rhodium plate over pewter or do one needs a under coat?

Peter Perkins
manufacturer - Birmingham



August 17, 2010

Hi, Peter.

To answer generally, you usually need an underplate for brightness even if for no other reason. But please try your best to post your situation rather than an abstract question because there are always too many ifs, ands, and buts when no actual circumstances are supplied. Good luck.

Regards,

Ted Mooney, finishing.com
Ted Mooney, P.E.
Striving to live Aloha
finishing.com - Pine Beach, New Jersey


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