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Subject: Silver


From: George Bailey <george_bailey>
Date: Monday, February 1, 1999
Zoran Milic asked how to prevent a rainbow appearance when coating
gold and silver.

Try warming the objects before coating them, and applying 2 or 3
very dilute coats of lacquer, rather than 1 thick coat. Also try to
slow down the drying rate of the lacquer. Hope this helps,

George Bailey
Objects Conservator
Australian War Memorial
Treloar Centre for Conservation
4 Callan St, Mitchell, A.C.T. 2911
+61 2 6243 4440
Fax:+61 2 6241 7998

                  Conservation DistList Instance 12:63
                 Distributed: Monday, February 1, 1999
                       Message Id: cdl-12-63-008
Received on Monday, 1 February, 1999

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