Composition Gold Leaf Sheets - 25 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 - 1 book containing 25 sheets 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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    (5)
    Just as described. Look forward to using it for my gilded crosses.
    May 8, 2018 by Elaine Peterson
    May 7, 2018 by Megan Meyer
    Jan 10, 2017 by Lim Sahar
    Jan 10, 2017 by Mary Kimbrell
    Great customer service and quick shipping! Just the right size sheets. Thanks!
    Jan 28, 2016 by Kim Matthews

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