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Sterling plating that cracks when metal is bent

What is that horrible plating on some sterling silver jewelry? The
plating cracks if the metal is bent (as in sizing a ring) and it is
nearly impossible for me to remove it. Do you work on this type of
jewelry? (I am not referring to rhodium plating.)

Thanks in advance.
Dale Pavatte

Dale- Ruuuuun! Run away as fast as you can from working on this
stuff. It is often nickle plating under rhodium. It has to be
manually removed with abrasives.

I refuse to touch them.

Have fun and make lots of jewelry.

Jo Haemer