Surface finishing is a major subject in the field of metals. The artistic and technical development of decorative or protective finishes has produced some distinctive classes of metalwork in different parts of the world. Metal Plating and Patination is the most important reference work to be published surveying the surface treatments used from the inception of metallurgy to the present day.Cultural, technical and historical developments Susan La-Niece. A study of the gilding of Chinese Buddhist t #E. Figure 18.2 (a) Cross-section of silver foil ( approx. ... Chemical analysis and metallographic examination of samples taken from the sculptures demonstrate the use of fire-gilding (amalgam gilding) on a leaded tinanbsp;...
|Title||:||Metal Plating and Patination|
|Publisher||:||Elsevier - 2013-10-22|