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One trick I read about long ago is to just use the metal itself. Cover it with black ink, let it dry, then burnish it with small, hard burnishing tool. Varnish thoroughly with a non-water based varnish to prevent future oxidization.

https://www.planetfigure.com/threads/tips-on-polishing-burnishing-metal-for-armor-on-figures.45925/

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