This vintage book contains a reference book of recipes and processes commonly used by watchmakers, jewellers, silversmiths, etc. Although old, much of the information contained within this volume is timeless and will be of considerable utility to modern craftsmen and enthusiasts. Contents include: Improved Processes of Gold and Silver Plating, Without a Battery, Gold Solution for Sixteen-Carat Plate, Silver Solution, General Directions for Use, To Plate with a Battery, To Make Reddish-colored Gilding, of Twelve, Fourteen, Sixteen, or Eighteen-Carat fine, To make Gold and Silver Powders, for Light Gold and Silver Plating, etc. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction. This book was first published in 1886.