Jewelry Definition – Oxidation
Oxidation with regards to jewelry refers to the application of a black finish, to one degree or another, by immersing the jewelry in an oxidizing solution such as potassium sulphide.
Oxidation creates contrast in jewelry and is often used as a background color in order to highlight a raised element in a design.
Want to know more? Check out:
The Kiss of Night for Your Jewelry – Using Oxidation, Black Rhodium and Black Enamel
View all comments