Q: What types of material can I silver plate with the Liquid Silver Plating Solution?
A: The Liquid Silver Plating Solution will bond to virtually any base metal. If there is a lacquered finish on the item to be plated, you must remove the lacquere before beginning the plating process.
Is it safe for food utensils such as serving spoons or silverware?
Yes, our silver plating solution is safe to use on silverware, it is a water based solution with real .999 silver in it. We do not recommend using the tarnish defender with eating utensils.
Is it safe to use on items with intricate detail or designs?
Yes! Medallion Care’s Liquid Silver Plating Solution will preserve the current detail or design that is currently on your item. It is also safe to use on items with gems, stones, or other metals because it will only bond to the base metals.
Is this really pure silver?
Yes! Our silver plating solution contains pure .999 silver, that’s the same quality that the US mint uses!
Will it chip, flake, or peel?
No! This easy 3 step process will instantly bond the pure silver at a molecular level, there is no need to worry about it coming off, it will wear off over time just like real silver because it is real silver.
How much can one 4 oz bottle of silver plate?
One 4 fl oz bottle of our electroless liquid silver plating solution can plate up to 500 sq in. a little goes a long way with this silver solution so it depends on how you use it. See videos and pictures on the Examples page at medallioncare.tv!
How does the electroless silver plating process work?
Our home silver plating process is a very simple 3 step process that involves preping your item, plating your item, and polishing your item and can be done in a matter of minutes. Here is how easy it is:
- Prep: Prepare your item by removing the lacquer finish or if there is no lacquer finish, cleansing the item with either the jewelry cleaner dipper basket or the Tarnish Treatment. Rinse with water and dry.
- Plate: Pour a small amount of the Liquid Silver Plating Solution on the applicator sponge included with your purchase and apply friction to the item to be plated. Plating will begin to occur in seconds. Continue to add more silver as needed until finished with the item to be plated. Rinse with water and dry.
- Polish: Now your item is plated and it’s time to polish the new finish to bring out the true shine and protect the new finish. Apply the polish solution onto the white cloth provided in your purchase and buff onto the silver plate.
That’s it, you’re done! A beautiful new pure silver finish applied to your item. We highly recommend purchasing our Tarnish Defender as well if you haven’t already done so and apply over your new silver finish to preserve the new finish for up to 12 months.