Is this the kind of thing you're looking for, Marti?
Hi Marti, you could peek at this Hometalk post. https://www.hometalk.com/36147005/how-to-age-galvanized-metal-containers
here's a good article https://www.lovelyetc.com/age-galvanized-metal-shiny-new-vintage-perfection/
check this pin https://www.pinterest.com/pin/309552174382041020/
put in a bucket of water for a few weeks.
Hello Marti, Try vinegar!
Here's a post that might help - http://www.bucket-outlet.com/How-To-Rust-Galvanized-Metal.htm
Hi Marti, hope this helps you