Gold Leaf for Gilding ( 25 sheet , Approx Size 5" x 5" )
Used for the decorative technique called Gilding for applying a very thin coating of gold to solid surfaces such as metal (most common), wood, porcelain, or stone. ... Methods of gilding include hand application and gluing, typically of gold leaf. Instruction for usage : Brush the gilding adhesive over the clean, dry object to be gilded ( wood, plaster, glass, metal, cardboard, etc. ). Leave for about 15 minutes then place the gold leaf on the object and brush it gently with a soft brush. To finish, polish with a cotton cloth. If the object can be seen through the tears, apply more gold leaf over the top. If necessary protect the work against oxidation with varnish.