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English translation: blue patina

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German term or phrase:Blauspan
English translation:blue patina
Entered by: Michelangela
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02:07 Nov 30, 2013
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Materials (Plastics, Ceramics, etc.) / Mold Building Technique
German term or phrase: Blauspan
Die fertigen Figuren können zusätzlich mit Oxidationsmitteln einen klassischen Alterungseffekt z. B. Grün- oder
Blauspan erhalten.
Michelangela
United States
Local time: 09:07
blue patina
Explanation:
Grünspan - eine grünfarbene Schicht auf/an Kupfer, die durch Witterung/Korrosion entsteht http://de.wiktionary.org/wiki/Grünspan

Patina is a tarnish that forms on the surface of copper, bronze and similar metals (produced by oxidation or other chemical processes)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patina

Blue patina
http://www.ehow.com/how_8445104_give-new-copper-blue-patina....


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Note added at 39 mins (2013-11-30 02:47:36 GMT)
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I'd just refer to them as green and blue patina.
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Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 11:07
Grading comment
Many thanks
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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3 +6blue patina
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blue patina


Explanation:
Grünspan - eine grünfarbene Schicht auf/an Kupfer, die durch Witterung/Korrosion entsteht http://de.wiktionary.org/wiki/Grünspan

Patina is a tarnish that forms on the surface of copper, bronze and similar metals (produced by oxidation or other chemical processes)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patina

Blue patina
http://www.ehow.com/how_8445104_give-new-copper-blue-patina....


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Note added at 39 mins (2013-11-30 02:47:36 GMT)
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I'd just refer to them as green and blue patina.

Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 11:07
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 300
Grading comment
Many thanks
Notes to answerer
Asker: Great, many thanks. So Grünspan is "verdigris", and Blauspan is "blue patina", correct?


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agree  Sabine Reynaud
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agree  EdithK
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