You will need
  • - gold – 10 g;
  • - nitric acid – 25 g;
  • - hydrochloric acid – 25 g;
  • - potassium cyanide – 25 g;
  • - cream of Tartar – 5 g;
  • - chalk – 100 g;
  • - potash – 300 g;
  • - an iron pot – 1 PCs;
  • - water – 2 liters;
  • - soda – 20 g;
  • - the potassium hydroxide – 6 g;
  • - vospominaniia salt – 10 g;
  • nitrate – 60 g;
  • - iron sulfate – 20 g;
  • - sernokislaja salt – 10 g;
  • dry cloth;
  • brush for gilding – 1 PC.
If you want to gild iron or steel product, connect, diluted nitric and hydrochloric acid, and then dissolve the gold in this mixture. Add the solution of potash, and pour it into an iron pot filled with two liters of water. Boil the obtained solution of chloride of gold in two hours, and then evaporate it. Connect the mixture of cyanide and chalk.
To watch degreased, wipe them with a cloth inscribed with soda. Then use the brush to evenly coat the product with a solution of chloride of gold, potassium cyanide and chalk. Then carefully remove the excess liquid and let gilt so hours to dry.
To gild zinc clock by adding to the aforesaid solution of cream of Tartar. And in order to make the product Shine copper or brass, pour in chloride of gold solution of potassium hydroxide and posterolaterally of salt. The resulting mixture should be heated to a boil, and then immerse it in the subject. After this the clock should be allowed to dry and then Polish them with a dry cloth.
To refresh the Shine of gold-plated watch, connect saltpeter, vitriol and zerocalorie salt. Heat the mixture to a boil and lower it product. After this the clock should be dried on open fire until they are covered with dark film. Then rinse it – and you will see how the thing will Shine again.
With gold you can experiment. If you try to paint over metal with a quill pen dipped in chlorine solution of gold, on the watch surface will show through the gold pattern. To gild so you can not only watch but also any other item or decoration.