Composition Gold Leaf Sheets - 100 Leaves - 14 cm x 14 cm (5 1/2 x 5 1/2") - For Gilding - Art Work

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Gold Leaf Sheets

You will receive - 4 books, each containing 25 sheets (total of 100) of Composition Gold Leaf. Each sheet is 14cm x 14cm (5.5”x 5.5”). Each sheet has a divider sheet of paper separating it from the next sheet. Each book will cover about 5 square feet.


This product is particularly useful for gilding borders, frames and many other art projects. Sheets of Composition Gold are made from brass which is an alloy of copper and zinc. Composition Leaf will tarnish and requires a protective sealer upon completion of gilded surface. This product is also referred to as Dutch Gold and Schlagmetal

Ideal for:
plasterwork • woodwork • pottery • furniture • picture frames and other Art Projects

This product is simple to use,

Basic Gilding Instructions

Transform everyday pieces into amazing works of art using gilding techniques.


Step One
Apply Acrylic Bole as a base-coat (sealer) to your piece and let it dry for 4 hours or more.

Step Two
Apply Gold Size and wait at least 15-30 minutes before applying Composition metal leaf.

Step Three
Apply Composition metal leaf with a brush and then gently remove the backing paper.

Step Four
Apply 2-3 coats of Shellac (sealer) allowing 1 hour drying time between coats.

Step Five
Brush Antique Patina over the whole piece and wipe off excess with soft cloth until you have your desired finished look.



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    Mar 3, 2018 by Lorrie Arana
    came soaked due to weather conditions, but i put it next to the heater and it was good a new!
    Jan 11, 2018 by Sasha Levy
    Fine Product, everything I was hoping it'd be. And extra fast shipping!
    Apr 17, 2017 by twostick
    Perfect!
    Apr 13, 2017 by Holly Tunkel
    very speedy delivery for this item, arrived well packed and protected, thank you
    Dec 27, 2016 by katani

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