You will receive - 4 books each containing 25 sheets of Pure .999 Silver Leaf. Each sheet is 9 cm x 9 cm (3.75”x 3.75”). Thickness of each leaf is 0.3 to 0.5 microns. Each sheet has a divider sheet of paper separating it from the next sheet. Each book will cover about 2 square feet.
This product is particularly useful for gilding borders, frames and many other art projects. Sheets of Pure Silver are made from .999 Pure Silver and are Edible. They can be used in decorating food items.
Ideal for: plasterwork • woodwork • pottery • furniture • picture frames • food decorations 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 Size and wait at least 15-30 minutes before applying metal leaf.
Step Three Apply 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.