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    by Published on 09-14-2008 04:17 PM  Number of Views: 582 
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    There are several different ways to cover a watch case with a protective or decorative material. Besides electroplating ...
    by Published on 09-07-2008 04:12 PM  Number of Views: 689 
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    Electroplating was invented in the early 1800's as a way to cover preformed objects with a coating of more desirable metal. ...
    by Published on 08-31-2008 04:10 PM  Number of Views: 1097 
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    Platinum (Pt) is one of the rarest elements on Earth. Only 190 - 200 tons of platinum is mined each year versus 2500 - 3300 ...
    by Published on 08-24-2008 07:21 AM  Number of Views: 662 
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    Stainless steel (SS) is an alloy made primarily of iron, nickel, and a minimum of 10% chromium. There are 15 commonly used ...
    by Published on 08-11-2008 04:08 PM  Number of Views: 734 
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    White gold was developed in the 1920's as a platinum substitute. Adding white metals to gold will lighten it's color, and ...
    by Published on 08-04-2008 04:05 PM  Number of Views: 512 
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    All gold is not created equal. Well, not after its purity is diluted. There are different alloys classified as 18K and 14K, ...

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