I have a ring project, some in sterling, some in 14KY, and some in
18KY, in which I must fill a void area with red or black coloring.
I wish the color to have a gloss finish, be opaque, and saturated in
In research I have come across three alternatives.
Ceramitation manufactured by Krohn and sold as Ceramit by some.
The Colorit system which is cured by light (the same as used by
my dentist if my observations of his tools are correct).
Can anyone give me the pros and cons of these? What is the
durability, toughness, and hardness? How about repair if needed? A
Colorit system can be had for about $1100.00 and the Ceramit is
much, much cheaper, with enamel falling in between. Which is the
best buy for the money, time, and learning involved? Are there
things I will need to acquire in the way of material, tools, or
skills that is not readily apparent from available catalogs or
publications? How thick can each be built up and what is the
optimum thickness for each?
I guess the bottom line, of course, is which is best for my time and
Thanks in advance