Well, I did seem to open a can of worms - Still, always good to stir
the pot every now & again. Those who were kind enough to reply to my
posting; I thank you.
I feel I need to re-explain my original question. A customer of mine
has her Grandmas 18k ring - a family treasure - The customer & her
fiancee wish to have matching Stainless steel rings as their wedding
For personal reasons, she wishes to have at the core of her band,
her Grandmas ring. Therefore, my question was posted.
I appreciate the discussion on legal, moral & economic concerns, but
they miss the point of my question. As it appears that I cannot
plate with stainless steel, I now have the interesting job of milling
the core out of an existing stainless band, & inserting the afore
said ring. I know this will still raise the hackles of some purists,
but after all, it is a one-off custom job; & oh yes, it’s what the
Nick Grant Barnes