electrogilding

electrogilding

(ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈɡɪldɪŋ)
n
(Chemistry) electroplating using gold
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The 1838 warehouse is all that remains of the Elkington Mason and Co electrogilding and plating works in the heart of the Jewellery Quarter.
Having gained patents for their electroplating and electrogilding processes in 1837, 1838 and 1840, Elkingtons quickly came to the fore in the Birmingham silver and electroplating trades, being known for pieces more ornate than those of London, Paris, and later, New York.
He added that unless there was some explanation for the electrogilding on the liners of the vases, the question of age was decided.