Ferric Nitrate, 2.5kg For Sale
Iron nitrate, or ferric nitrate, is a chemical compound. Crystals that are violet in colour and dissolve in a variety of solvents. It is highly oxidizing and irritating.
Etching silver, copper, brass, and bronze with ferric nitrate solutions is a common practice in the jewellery and metalworking industries. It can etch detailed designs and patterns onto metal surfaces. It can also be used in the patination process to give metal a rusty appearance.
In the following patina recipes, it is used:
First place for all shades of brown
Blackish Brown Is Third Best
Florentine Brown gets a 4
Blue Green’s Lucky 7
Straw Yellow, Number Fifteen
Colour Code: 16 (Yellow Gold)
The black semi-glossy paint (for bronze) is No. 24.
Black (Cast-Brass No. 30)