Etching gold with Multi-Etch

Byzantine Greece gold jewelry. By Gary Lee Todd, Ph.D. (public domain).

Byzantine Greece gold jewelry. By Gary Lee Todd, Ph.D. (public domain).

How to remove drill bits from gold using Multi-Etch

How to remove drill bits from gold using Multi‑Etch
Note: 3 minutes will remove enough to be picked out; etch longer to dissolve whole bit.
ProcessEtch time (minutes)Surface change
135°F regular strength3+None

Step-by-step guides on etching with Multi-Etch

The guides below demonstrate etching with titanium, but the order of steps are the same for etching gold.

Tips and tricks when etching with Multi-Etch

Ordering Multi-Etch

Multi-Etch can be ordered throughout the world! View the list of Multi-Etch retailers.

Questions? You can contact Multi-Etch by phone or email.