How To Color Japanese Alloys, with Phillip Baldwin

In this video from Rio Grande, Phillip Baldwin, founder of Shining Wave Metals, shows you how to add color patinas to Japanese alloys.

Last edited: 3/13/2019
In this video from Rio Grande, Phillip Baldwin, founder of Shining Wave Metals, shows you how to treat Japanese alloys to imbue them with color. Japanese alloys are essentially alloys of copper and small amounts of silver or gold. Using these techniques, you can give these alloys rich, unique finishes.