Polishing silver and gold finish
After sealing silver and gold finish, it’s good to polish the surface so it is shiny.
you can skip sealing if you like much shinier finish.
Wait for a week after sealing.
photo: just after sealing. Gold looks mat.
Photo : after polished. Gold becomes shiny reflecting the light.
Then simply polish using tools in the photo such as :
Top left : tumbled agate
Bottom left : tumbled crystal
Middle : Japanese polishing tool, made from a bream tooth on a stick.
Right : Agate burnisher for gilding.