Silver has a natural affinity with sulfur. Because of the sulfurcontent in our atmosphere, silver gets coloured dark gradually with time.

You can intensify this process artificially with a Liver of Sulfur-bath or Parisian Oxide. If you use it, silver gets dark, nearly black, in a very short time.

Take a brush and paint the Parisian Oxyde over the silverīs surface 6 or 7 times. Then let it dry for 5 minutes. The parisian oxide is most usefull on surfaces with recesses, dents and drilling-wells. After that, you can work on the surface with sandpaper, and the lower parts stay black. Look for pictures on

You find more information and filmclips about blacking silver in Tutorial No.2 - Just click "HERE"