silvering

1 The silver version of gilding in which a thin film of silver is applied to a surface using silver leaf. The technique was introduced in the latter part of the 17thC and used on elaborately carved cabinet stands and tables. When lacquered or varnished, the silver takes on a yellowish tinge, and was sometimes used as a cheap alternative to gilding. …...

Silvering

Silvering is the chemical process of coating glass with a reflective substance. When glass mirrors first gained widespread usage in Europe during the 16th century, most were silvered with an amalgam of tin and mercury, but by the 19th century mirrors were commonly made through a process by which silver was coated onto a glass surface. Today, sputt...
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Silvering

• (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Silver • (n.) The art or process of covering metals, wood, paper, glass, etc., with a thin film of metallic silver, or a substance resembling silver; also, the firm do laid on; as, the silvering of a glass speculum.
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Silvering

Sil'ver·ing noun (Metal.) The art or process of covering metals, wood, paper, glass, etc., with a thin film of metallic silver, or a substance resembling silver; also, the firm do laid on; as, the silvering of a glass speculum.
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Silvering

An effect that can occur when a decal is applied to a matt surface. Tiny air bubbles are trapped under the decal surface by the rough matt film, giving a frosted look which can mar the appearance of the finished model. The solution is prevention rather than cure: commonly the model is painted using gloss, decalled and then varnished using a matt va...
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Silvering

Appearance of silvery sheen or luster, silver tipped guard hairs interspersed through the fur as found on Silver Fox
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silvering

process of making mirrors by coating glass with silver, discovered by the German chemist Justus von Liebig in 1835. In the process silver–ammonia ...
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silvering

the process of providing a metallic silver coating on the surface of a lacquer original to enable a metal master or stamper to be formed by subsequent electroplating
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silvering

The silver version of gilding in which a thin film of silver is applied to a surface using silver leaf. The technique was introduced in the latter part of the 17thC and used on elaborately carved cabinet stands and tables. When lacquered or varnished, the silver takes on a yellowish tinge, and was sometimes used as a cheap alternative to gilding.
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