nortcan wrote:franco b wrote:Chrome turns blue when heated. The early stoves and cars used nickle which has more of a gold cast to it and is much more attractive.
Franco, did you ever heard about antique ""white"" nickel plating? I read that some compagny made it in the past. I read that in an old antique stoves catalog I have here, but I will have to take a few minutes to find the book
No never heard of it. I think the degree of polish or smoothness of the finish would effect the way light reflects off it and how the color looks. If more satin I think it would look whiter.
tin·sel Noun /ˈtinsəl/
adjective: flashy, showy, gaudy, meretricious, trumpery, garish
A form of decoration consisting of thin strips of shiny metal foil
Showy or superficial attractiveness or glamour
his taste for the tinsel of the art world