Etching silver with Multi-Etch

Silver ring. By Gnilenkov Aleksey (CC BY 2.0).

Silver ring. By Gnilenkov Aleksey (CC BY 2.0).

How to etch silver with Multi-Etch

Remove light firescale and drill bits using Multi‑Etch
Process Etch time (minutes) Etch depth Surface change
Remove light fire scale
135°F regular strength 3 None Removed light fire scale
Remove drill bit
Note: 3 minutes will remove enough to be picked out; etch longer to dissolve whole bit.
135°F regular strength 3+ None Slightly matte

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 silver.

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.