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 the general public.

Meet the boss

David Vinson, Director of Artisan Plating
David Vinson, Director of Artisan Plating

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 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, 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!

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.

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.

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