The Book of Gilding


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A comprehensive guide to decorative gilding techniques, materials, specialist finishes and innovative applications. A fresh, imaginative approach to an age-old craft. Clear and informative instruction in traditional water and oil gilding techniques, and how to use inexpensive alternatives such as metallic transfer leaf, liquid leaf, powders and pastes. The book has over 40, easy-to-follow projects (with step-by-step photographs) including how to gild furniture; make an antique-effect golden urn; produce shimmering frames; and create decorative accessories, from flower pots to gilded nuts and shells.