Composition Gold Leaf Sheets - 200 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 - 8 books, each containing 25 sheets (total of 200) 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 28, 2017 by frlavigne
    Dec 17, 2016 by Belkiss Mayr
    I love this product. Shipped promptly & packed neatly
    Aug 16, 2016 by starkeymonster
    I can't tell you how happy I am with the gold leaf!!! It is AMAZING in person! Thank you so much - I'll be back :))
    Jan 9, 2016 by Maria Walker
    excellent as always, I have already ordered again
    Dec 8, 2015 by blaumans

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