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How to Post Process Silver 3D Prints

So you have your beautifully polished silver 3D print back from Shapeways and your retinas are now burnt from the gleaming shine, want to know how to to the gloss down a notch or ten? Boiled Eggs.

Mark Cheng has given his Duality Ring the boiled egg in a ziplock bag treatment to give his intricate design a little more pop in Silver (below left).  He also tried a short bath of aluminum foil/baking soda/salt/hot water (below right).

What post processes have you used to make your silver prints shine (less). 

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