Who is Artisan Plating?

Artisan Plating has been involved with providing electroplated precious metal coatings since 1973. Our company offers custom plating services for the jewelry trade, craft persons and to the general public.

Meet the boss

David Vinson, Director of Metal Arts Specialties

David Vinson, Director of Metal Arts Specialties

Since 1973, Artisan Plating has specialized in the custom gold plating and electroplating of fine metal objects for clients and individuals working in the jewelry, goldsmithing, and the professional trades. Our quality restoration and elite plating services are also offered to the general public.

We also provide a full range of expert “proof of concept” plating services for scientists, R&D groups, architectural designers, inventors, and academia.

Our comprehensive gold plating services include:

14kt gold, including classic our “Hamilton” warm yellow.
18kt gold, featuring our exotic “Medici yellow” color.
24kt gold, specially formulated for award and presentation items.

Specialty gold plated finishes in:
18kt rose gold, a sumptuous deep red finish used on fine jewelry.
16kt pink gold, a bright luxurious pink for fashion items, an exceptionally beautiful finish!
“mil spec” gold, a wide range of gold specifications to meet your R&D and engineering requirements.

Not sure what thickness of gold plating you need? Download a copy of our new gold plating reference diagram illustrating the full range of gold thickness for commonly plated items!

Having trouble with your white gold ring looking dull and gray? Is your white gold ring causing a nickel allergy rash on your skin?
Download our new tutorial on rhodium plating and its usage on white gold jewelry.

In addition, to our gold finishes, we can provide custom plated coatings in 
platinum, palladium,rhodium, and ruthenium finishes.

All of our electroplated finishes in gold, platinum, palladium, rhodium, and ruthenium, can be custom plated to meet just about any decorative, experimental, medical or industrial application.

Our earth-friendly plating processes employ the latest non-cyanide based chemistries and safest methods available.

Be sure to visit the faqs section which will help you answer some basic technical questions. We have an excellent basic gold plating primer to help you get started.

We accept MASTERCARD We accept VISA$60 minimum order printable order forms and mailing labels.

In addition to our gold plating services, the expert staff at Metal Arts Specialties have a great deal of technical and practical experience in all aspects of metal fabrication, repair, reconstruction and precision electroplating on ferrous and nonferrous objects and surfaces. We offer premier quality services with exceptional attention to detail.

Artisan Plating wrote an easy-to-understand series of reference articles on topics such as gold plating, platinum plating, and rhodium plating you will find useful if you are new to the electroplating and metal refinishing field. If we can assist you with your gold plating project, custom plating and fine refinishing needs, contact us at the e-mail address below or phone us to discuss the specific services you may require.

Once again, thank you for visiting Artisan Plating. We hope we can help you with your gold plating or custom plating needs!


For additional Information…

For additional information regarding electroplating and metal refinishing, be sure to visit our faqs section located on this site. If we can assist you in your custom plating and metal refinishing needs, please contact us.

Metal Arts Specialties


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