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This is tin ceiling cornice around my living room will be painted in flat to match ceiling(same color)what can I use to shine it up and enhance the detail.maybe a metallic glaze? But don't want too glittery want to keep the antique look(it is old). Have been working very hard on this and don 't want to screw it up
Old tin cornice

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  • Terra Gazelle Terra Gazelle on Feb 18, 2014
    how about dark wax or some rub and buff? I think the rub and buff would be nice and do what you want.
  • Sue Hebert Sue Hebert on Feb 23, 2014
    Annie Sloane offers a glaze that Sherrie has described. I saw it in a store here and it's great. You can use as much or as little as you want for the effect. Would be perfect for your project. The one I saw was gold, but I think it's offered in silver and bronze as well.
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