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Gilding

Buy Gilding material, products, supplies and tools here. The term gilding covers the process of applying fine sheets Gold leaf, Silver leaf, Palladium Leaf or gold powder to solid surfaces such as Glass, Metal, Stone and Wood with a thin coating of Precious Metals. Gilding: Act of applying metal leaf to a surfaces including object.
Gilder:
the name for Artisan or Individual applying metal leafing,
Gilded:
Objects and Surfaces post-after applying precious metals
Gilt: Objects and Surfaces post-after applying precious metals

Gilding Application Methods:

Oil Gilding:  use of gilding Oils and Oil based varnish adhesive glues known as Gold size and or Sizing

Chemical gilding: gold is used stages in which a state of chemical combination is required. The use of chemicals to assist in bond atomized or powder gold to a surface, some times referred to as Angel Gilding.

Electroplating: Known as Gold Plating, is the process of plating one metal onto another by hydrolysis, most commonly for decorative purposes or to prevent corrosion of a metal. There are also specific types of electroplating such as copper plating, silver plating, and chromium plating.

Reverse Glass Gilding: Gilding gold leaf in reverse to view from other side of glass. a mix of decorative Oil and Water advanced gilding technique, Water and Gelatin are combined to create gold sizing, then flowed over glass as a adhesive for attaching gold leaf sheets.

Water Gilding: Water and Gelatin are combined to create gold sizing, then flowed over glass as a adhesive for attaching gold leaf sheets.

  • Mirror Gilding: a subset to water gilding, Water and Gelatin are combined to create gold sizing, then flowed over glass as a adhesive for attaching gold leaf sheets.
  • Glass Gilding: a subset to water gilding, Water and Gelatin are combined to create gold sizing, then flowed over glass as a adhesive for attaching gold leaf sheets.

Water Gilding on Clay Bole:
Bole is Used in Framing Pictures, Furniture and Architectural Decorative Trim is consider to be Surface Gilding. Water Gilding with Bole produces a Satin Glow and Burnishing Gild with Stone smooth Agets produces a shiny Chrome like Shine to the surface Gild. Fine pigmented Bole Clay mixed with Heated Water and ground Rabbit Skin Hide Glue make your basic base and once brushed on, just requires wetting after sanding smoth to apply Gold leaf. Bole is like Gesso. More modern Gilding Boles have Ground Shellac to help attach to woods better, these Boles require a Gilders Liquor made of Water and Methanol Alcohol to wet the Rabbit Skin Glue with water and to soften the Shellac with the Alcohol.

Gilding Facts: Gilding gold architectural widow trim was as a protective coating that can resist corrosion for 25-50 years.

Gilding, Gilded, Gilder, Gilding Gold Leaf,

Brand: 1 Shot Model: FASTSIZE
1 shot fast gold leaf sizeBuy 1 Shot Fast Gold Size for sale here in 8 oz Cans, 1/2 Pint. 1 Shot Fast Gold Size is the perfect product for that rush job. It is easy to apply, reaches tack quickly and produces excellent results. It remains elastic longer than other quick drying size. (Up to 8 hours after application) providing a long open time for pattern burnishing.  An exceptional self-level..
$50.78
Model: DUX-QUICK-DRY-GOLD-SIZE-8OZ
Dux Oil Based Quick Size in a 1/2 Pint container.A clear gilder’s size for fast gold leaf workAchieves tack in approximately 1-1/2 hrsTack will remain open for an additional 1-1/2 hrsTimes are subjective to the user and dependent on temperature/humidityApply with brush, roller or spray at 65-75°F and 40-60% relative humidity (RH)Directions for Use: Surface preparation is the key to obtaining a goo..
$33.40
Model: DUX-QUICK-DRY-GOLD-SIZE-PINT
Dux Oil Based Quick Size in a Pint container.A clear gilder’s size for fast gold leaf workAchieves tack in approximately 1-1/2 hrs.Tack will remain open for an additional 1-1/2 hrs.Times are subjective to the user and dependent on temperature/humidity.Apply with brush, roller or spray at 65-75°F and 40-60% relative humidity (RH)Directions for Use: Surface preparation is the key to obtaining a good..
$49.82
Model: DUX-QUICK-DRY-GOLD-SIZE-QUART
Dux Oil Based Quick Size in a Quart container.A clear gilder’s size for fast gold leaf workAchieves tack in approximately 1-1/2 hrs.Tack will remain open for an additional 1-1/2 hrs.Times are subjective to the user and dependent on temperature/humidity.Apply with brush, roller or spray at 65-75°F and 40-60% relative humidity (RH)Directions for Use: Surface preparation is the key to obtaining a goo..
$93.60
Model: DUX-SLOW-DRY-GOLD-SIZE-8OZ
Dux Gold Leaf Slow Size - Oil Based 1/2 PintA slow setting oil-based leaf adhesive designed for gilding all types of metal leaf on a wide variety of substrates.Tack will be reached in about 12 hours and remain tacky for an additional 12 hours for gilding, depending on atmospheric conditions.Slow Set is for larger projects when extended time is required.If less tack time is required, Slow Set may b..
$33.50
Model: DUX-SLOW-DRY-GOLD-SIZE-GALLON
Dux Gold Leaf Slow Size - Oil Based GallonA slow setting oil-based leaf adhesive designed for gilding all types of metal leaf on a wide variety of substrates.Tack will be reached in about 12 hours and remain tacky for an additional 12 hours for gilding, depending on atmospheric conditions.Slow Set is for larger projects when extended time is required.If less tack time is required, Slow Set may be ..
$292.80
Model: DUX-SLOW-DRY-GOLD-SIZE-PINT
Dux Gold Leaf Slow Size - Oil Based PintA slow setting oil-based leaf adhesive designed for gilding all types of metal leaf on a wide variety of substrates.Tack will be reached in about 12 hours and remain tacky for an additional 12 hours for gilding, depending on atmospheric conditions.Slow Set is for larger projects when extended time is required.If less tack time is required, Slow Set may be mi..
$51.74
Model: DUX-SLOW-DRY-SIZE-QUART
Dux Gold Leaf Slow Size - Oil Based QuartA slow setting oil-based leaf adhesive designed for gilding all types of metal leaf on a wide variety of substrates.Tack will be reached in about 12 hours and remain tacky for an additional 12 hours for gilding, depending on atmospheric conditions.Slow Set is for larger projects when extended time is required.If less tack time is required, Slow Set may be m..
$97.92
Model: DUX-WATER-BASED-GOLD-SIZE-8OZ
DUX WATER-BASED GILDING SIZE - 1/2 Pint This water-based size dries to a crystal clear, extended tack in 20-30 minutes. Once dry, it will allow for over 36 hours of gilding time in a dust-free environment. This product is intended for interior work, but it can be used outside if not applied in direct contact with the elements. This water-based size has a mild odor and is non-flammable, making ..
$21.60
Model: DUX-WATER-BASED-GOLD-LEAF-SIZE-GALLON
DUX WATER-BASED GILDING SIZE - Gallon This water-based size dries to a crystal clear, extended tack in 20-30 minutes. Once dry, it will allow for over 36 hours of gilding time in a dust-free environment. This product is intended for interior work, but it can be used outside if not applied in direct contact with the elements. This water-based size has a mild odor and is non-flammable, making it..
$176.26
Model: DUX-WATER-BASED-GOLD-SIZE-PINT
DUX WATER-BASED GILDING SIZE - Pint This water-based size dries to a crystal clear, extended tack in 20-30 minutes. Once dry, it will allow for over 36 hours of gilding time in a dust-free environment. This product is intended for interior work, but it can be used outside if not applied in direct contact with the elements. This water-based size has a mild odor and is non-flammable, making it a..
$35.52
Model: DUX-WATER-BASED-GOLD-SIZE-QUART
DUX WATER-BASED GILDING SIZE - Quart This water-based size dries to a crystal clear, extended tack in 20-30 minutes. Once dry, it will allow for over 36 hours of gilding time in a dust-free environment. This product is intended for interior work, but it can be used outside if not applied in direct contact with the elements. This water-based size has a mild odor and is non-flammable, making it ..
$50.60
Brand: Gilders Specialty Products Model: GILDERS-CHALICE-HAM
Gilders Chalice-Copper HammeredBuy a Gilders Chalice-Copper Hammered for Sale here to make your Water Size in. This Gilders Chalice is made for100% Copper with a Hammered Finish and holds 1 pint or 16 oz. with a Gold Chrome handle. This Gilders Chalice has a polished finish. Traditionally used to inhibit electrolysis and or Static Electricity that can wrinkle gold. Other just want a cool looking G..
$32.00
Brand: Mack Brush Model: GILDERS-DUSTING-MOP-20
Gilders Dusting Mop Brush series-RP8 size 20Buy Gilders Dusting Mop Brush series-RP8 size20 for sale here, are used to gently Dust away the excess gold leaf known as Skewings. Remember to dust gently, because the excess gold that you are dusting off, can scratch the gold on the surface. Gold Leaf Dusting Mop Brushes, are also used for applying fine Mica or Bronzing Powders over gold size (gold lea..
$24.00
Brand: Mack Brush Model: GILDERS-DUSTING-MOP-24
Gilders Dusting Mop Brush series-RP8 size 24Buy Gilders Dusting Mop Brush series-RP8 size24 for sale here, are used to gently Dust away the excess gold leaf known as Skewings. Remember to dust gently, because the excess gold that you are dusting off, can scratch the gold on the surface. Gold Leaf Dusting Mop Brushes, are also used for applying fine Mica or Bronzing Powders over gold size (gold lea..
$28.00
Brand: Mack Brush Model: GILDERS-DUSTING-MOP-14
Gilders Dusting Mop Brush series-RP8 size 14Buy Gilders Dusting Mop Brush series-RP8 size14 for sale here, are used to gently Dust away the excess gold leaf known as Skewings. Remember to dust gently, because the excess gold that you are dusting off, can scratch the gold on the surface. Gold Leaf Dusting Mop Brushes, are also used for applying fine Mica or Bronzing Powders over gold size (gold lea..
$18.00
Brand: Mack Brush Model: GILDERS-DUSTING-MOP-18
Gilders Dusting Mop Brush series-RP8 size 18Buy Gilders Dusting Mop Brush series-RP8 size18 for sale here, are used to gently Dust away the excess gold leaf known as Skewings. Remember to dust gently, because the excess gold that you are dusting off, can scratch the gold on the surface. Gold Leaf Dusting Mop Brushes, are also used for applying fine Mica or Bronzing Powders over gold size (gold lea..
$22.00
Gilders Fast Gold Size Gold Leaf Adhesive Gilders Fast Gold Size Gold Leaf Adhesive
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Brand: Gilders Specialty Products Model: gilders-size
Gilders Fast Gold Size Gold Leaf Adhesive For Surface & Reverse Gilding Gold Leaf onto Glass, Wood and Metal. Oil Based Gold Size Adhesive in 8 oz. cans. A Fast Dry time of around 1 Hour and brushes on easily, reaching tack quickly and stays open(tack-sticky) longer for additional application time and burnishing for excellent results. Gilders Quick Dry Gold Size is the perfect p..
$33.00
Brand: Gilders Specialty Products Model: GILDER-GOLDLEAF-GLASS-SOAP
Gilders Gold Leaf Glass SoapBuy Gilders Gold Leaf Glass Soap for Sale here, Gilding Soap comes wrapped in a resealable foil package. Perfect for cleaning glass surfaces for before water gilding. Directions for use:  Simply rub damp cloth or sponge on cake. Apply a soapy lathers coating to surface to be cleaned and scrub, then allow the Gilders Gold Leaf Glass Soap to dry. Once the Gilder..
$11.99
Brand: Mack Brush Model: WATER-GILDING-BRUSH
Water Gilding Sizing Brush Series rp5Buy a Water Gilding Sizing Brush Series rp5 for sale here. This Water Size Brush was designed for reverse glass gilding (mirroring) with loose leaf for signage, art decoration and much more. 100% pure Squirrel hair, wrapped with a stainless steel ferrule and attached to the handle with stainless steel nails. The handle is made from wood and painted black. The h..
$22.00
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