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Non-Commercial Black Patina for Zinc

Black Patina for Zinc


I am looking for a formula to turn zinc black. I am looking for a non-commercial product. If you know of a formula please let me know.

Burns Cleland
- New Braunfels, Texas


You can use 5 gm potassium permanganate/5o gm copper sulphate/1 lit water solution (90 °C temp)!

Goran Budija
- Zagreb, Croatia

January 8, 2008

How to color zinc plate using patina formula? make some dolls. I like to color it by reacting the metal using home made formulas

Betty Westgate
hobbyist - Panama

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