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As with any specialised trade, terminology can often be baffling to newcomers, we hope this page will build into a useful reference section for our customers to use, please send any trade specific terms or abbreviations you think might be useful to us and we'll add them to the page.

SP Silver Plate
GP Gold Plate
RP Rhodium Plate
BS Burnished Silver
BG Burnished Gold
PT Pewter
ASP Antique Silver Plate
AGP Antique Gold Plate
NP Nickel Plate
CP Copper Plate
POW Prince of Wales
w/ With
L/D Long Drilled
T/D Top Drilled
STS Sterling Silver

Gold Filled


Rose Gold Plate

All our plated findings & components where necessary comply with the EU Nickel Directive BS EN 1811:2011