Tag Archives: copper
Be Kind to Fish! Dispose of ALL Spent Pickle Responsibly.
The sad truth is that the “safe” “organic” “natural” or “food grade” products sold as jewelry pickle are only all of those things BEFORE you use them. Even after you use them they are still (relatively) safe for you and your drains, … Continue reading
Posted in Studio Chemistry Tagged calcium hydroxide, citric acid, copper, disposal, fish, hazardous waste, lemon juice, pH paper, pickle, safety, sodium bisulfate, sulfuric acid, toxic, vinegar 19 Comments
Gah! Pickle Turned My Silver and Brass PINK…
Copper is awesome. It carries electricity through our world, and it makes many things blue, like octopus blood and turquoise stones. We’ve been making stuff out of copper for, oh, something like 10,000 years. Yep. Really. No surprise that we magpie … Continue reading
Posted in Studio Chemistry Tagged brass, chemistry, copper, etching, flashing, hydrogen peroxide, jewelry myth, myth, pickle, silver, sodium bisulfate, Super Pickle 21 Comments