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[Source] Pink and Yellow silver alloys


#1

We’re searching the pink and yellow silver alloy for our new
project. Pls kindly advise.

Thank you & Best Regards, Pannipa
Inthorn.com


#2
We're searching the pink and yellow silver alloy for our new
project. 

Check our website http://www.ganoksin.com/gnkurl/unitedpmr for
colored silver alloys, click on master alloys. These alloys are not
925 Sterling and can’t be stamped as such. E-coating or lacquering
is recommended for these alloys for better tarnish resistance.

Have fun, try new things,

Jim Sivertsen
United Technical Dept.


#3

Pink might well be Shibuichi. Although it is a milky pink in the
raw, unlike gold alloys it will develop a patina in time that is not
pink. The more copper in the alloy the pinker and more oxidation.
Bill

Bill, Deborah, Michele & Sharon
Reactive Metals Studio, Inc


#4
We're searching the pink and yellow silver alloy for our new
project. Pls kindly advise. 

check with United Precious Metals. This is the product page for their
non-sterling, colored silver alloys. note that though they’re listed
as “master alloys”, the alloys on this page are intended to be used
as supplied, not to be mixed with additional silver.

http://www.ganoksin.com/gnkurl/ep7z2o


#5
 http://www.ganoksin.com/gnkurl/ep7z2o

I would second Peter’s advise and also recommend you give the tech
guys at UPM a call as well. 800-999-fine they are very helpful in
selecting the exact alloy that you may need.

Frank


#6
Pink might well be Shibuichi. 

My Shibuichi goes green without any intervention on my part (which
is exactly what I’m after).

I will put an order through for Roshuko after I’ve got my next
project under way.

Regards Charles A.


#7
We're searching the pink and yellow silver alloy for our new
project. Pls kindly advise. 

If you plan to sell them in the US you can not call them silver.

James Binnion
James Binnion Metal Arts


#8
If you plan to sell them in the US you can not call them silver. 

…but can you call them “silver alloy”?


#9

…but can you call them “silver alloy”?"

I don’t think so, because it is a copper-silver alloy. Shibuishi is a
copper-silver alloy not visa versa. Shakudo is a copper-gold alloy
aswell. You can’t sell that as a gold alloy for the same reason. The
majority of the metal is still copper to my opinion and therefor the
name silver alloy is not applicable. Legal or not is out of the
question. Passing the correct to the customer is prior
instead of covering an alloy for a better value.

My way of thinking can be wrong to others but for my customers I
know I’m 100% correct.

Have fun and enjoy
Pedro


#10

…but can you call them “silver alloy”?

No, you cannot say it is a silver alloy. Disclaimer I am not a
lawyer but you can give them a trademarked name like “Pinkle” then
in your advertising you can say it is an alloy of x percent silver,
y percent copper, z percent zinc or like Tiffany is doing with
Rubedo to say it is

an alloy containing gold, copper, silver although they may be
playing a little fast and loose by not giving percentages and
leaving off the smaller percentage components in that alloy like
zinc. But in any case if you mention precious metal content you
must list all the alloying elements every time you mention the
precious metal content.

For a lot more info on this go to the JVC website

and look at their quick reference and essential guides on precious
metal jewelry. They are clearly written and well worth reading if
you sell jewelry in the US.

James Binnion
James Binnion Metal Arts