On the bench this week I’m adding the final polish to these textured Argentium Silver shapes.
While there are a myriad of different polishing compounds to choose from I prefer Red Rouge polish.
Red rouge is the finest of all the polishing rouges & is traditionally made of finely pulverized iron oxide.
Rouge is often mixed with a binder and formed into a bar. This makes it easy to apply to a spindled buffing wheel or polishing mop.
After the final buff & polish, the next stage is to add ear wires & pendant chains to complete these pieces for the upcoming 2016 New Collection.
The pictured polishing mop is one of my favourite because it’s so soft & fluffy!
It also glides elegantly over Argentium Sterling Silver leaving a beautiful final polish & finish.
Update: The New Melanie Hay Collection is out now & available in the online shop.