Finely ground ferric oxide, used as a polish for metal and optical glass.
- I've heard of people removing scratches from glass with a jeweller's rouge but haven't tried it myself.
- Standard boat rod guides or spinning guides are simply repolished with jeweller's rouge across all surfaces inside and out.
- I've used jeweller's rouge on our double glazing as we keep finding tiny little scratches after they were installed and got fed up of bothering the company.
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Syllabification: jew·el·er's rouge
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