How about glass brushing.
Of course, I ran to look through my tool catalogs to see what a
glass brush was. Never even heard of it before. I found 2 types
in the Frei and Borel catalog: a fiberglass one and a glass
bristle scratch brush. Both are described as removing rust and
dirt from metal as well as polishing.
I have a few questions about them.
1. Are you talking about glass or fiberglass?
2. Looks like they're handheld rather than flex shaft. Is that
3. Do they leave a scratched finish like brass mandrels or a
matte finish. Someone else here noted that I am looking for a
sandblasted finish. Since glass is made from sand,,, are the
You also mentioned enriching. Do you brush with the glass brush
or brass brush along the way? Does the surface finish wear away
from wear and tear on a ring, unlike a brooch?
Sorry for all the questions. It should be obvious that I've got
tons to learn. Thanks for all your help, as usual.