Etched

Using silver layers in a ring allows me to use etching. Technically any metal can be etched, but I don’t want to play with nitric acid. The recessed silver can then be black rhodium plated creating this very bold pattern.

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Using silver layers in a ring allows me to use etching. Technically any metal can be etched, but I don’t want to play with nitric acid. The recessed silver can then be black rhodium plated creating this very bold pattern. Details of the mens and womens mokume gane wedding rings on this page are below:

Photo 1: Platinum, red gold and recessed black rhodium plated silver

Photo 2: Palladium, 22ct yellow gold and recessed black rhodium plated silver

Photo 3: 9ct red, yellow and white gold, beaten up with slightly brushed off black rhodium plating

Photo 4: Platinum, red gold and recessed black rhodium plated silver

Photo 5: Palladium, 22ct yellow gold and recessed black rhodium plated silver

Photo 6: Platinum, 9ct red and recessed black rhodium plated silver. The metal was manipulated here to make a ‘comet tail’, with a ruby as the comet body.