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Using the Properties of Reactive Metals In Jewelry-Making
In today’s jewelry marketplace, the coloring of metals is a growing trend. Although there are a number of methods for imparting color to metal--exotic alloys, plating, patinas, e-coating--reactive metals offer one of the best, producing a brilliant--and controllable--array of colors that become part of the metal itself. In this paper, the Rio Grande technical team provides information about reactive metals with respect to jewelry-making and the coloring of jewelry designs.