Kölner Miniatum size is for mirror gloss gilding on paper and flexible surfaces. It is the ideal size for gilding manuscripts. The elastic nature of the size assures long lasting gilded surface. The turning of illuminated pages will not cause the leaf to delaminate. Genuine gold and silver leaf will achieve the highest degree of lustre. !!<>!!This Miniatum is a yellow colour so it can be easily seen on the paper surface.!!<>!!