Gilders Tip (Silver Leaf)

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SKU
704-150
The square gilders tip for silver leaf features white Chungking bristles glued in paperboard to pick up pieces of silver leaf or composite metal leaf on the tips of the bristles.

Item

Description

Handle Style

Hair Width

Hair Length

Price

Silver Leaf Tip 1in

704-150010

Silver Leaf Tip 1in

Handle Style:

Short Handle

Hair Width:

25 mm (0.984 in.)

Hair Length:

48 mm (1.889 in.)

$11.20
In Stock
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Silver Leaf Tip 1.5in

704-150015

Silver Leaf Tip 1.5in

Handle Style:

Short Handle

Hair Width:

27 mm (1.5 in.)

Hair Length:

48 mm (1.889 in.)

$12.10
In Stock
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Silver Leaf Tip 2in

704-150020

Silver Leaf Tip 2in

Handle Style:

Short Handle

Hair Width:

50 mm ( 2 in.)

Hair Length:

48 mm (1.889 in.)

$13.00
In Stock
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Silver Leaf Tip 2.5in

704-150025

Silver Leaf Tip 2.5in

Handle Style:

Short Handle

Hair Width:

62 mm (2.5 in.)

Hair Length:

48 mm (1.889 in.)

$14.85
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Silver Leaf Tip 3in

704-150030

Silver Leaf Tip 3in

Handle Style:

Short Handle

Hair Width:

75 mm (3 in.)

Hair Length:

48 mm (1.889 in.)

$16.90
Out of Stock
Silver Leaf Tip 3.5in

704-150035

Silver Leaf Tip 3.5in

Handle Style:

Short Handle

Hair Width:

87 mm (3.5 in.)

Hair Length:

48 mm (1.889 in.)

$18.95
In Stock
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Silver Leaf Tip 4in

704-150040

Silver Leaf Tip 4in

Handle Style:

Short Handle

Hair Width:

100 mm (4 in.)

Hair Length:

48 mm (1.889 in.)

$21.70
In Stock
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The square gilders tip for silver leaf features white Chungking bristles glued in paperboard to pick up pieces of silver leaf or composite metal leaf on the tips of the bristles.

How to Use

To use our silver tip, stroke it against your hair or skin. This is a technique is believed to work for different reasons. Some believe that it imparts a trace of oil that allows the brush to pick up silver leaf for placement onto the sized surface. Others think that it creates a static electrical charge on the brush that allows the silver leaf to adhere lightly to it. Whatever the real reason, you can follows these directions to lay silver on a surface sized with glue (water gilding):

Lay a leaf of silver on a gilder's cushion and cut it into whatever sized pieces you need; pass the silvers' tip through your hair, pick up a piece of silver and put the tip with the silver on it between the fingers of your hand holding the cushion. Then with a clean sable brush in the other hand wet the area at the top of the surface you are silvering and that is a little larger than the space which the piece of silver will occupy. The surface must be wetted generously, and you will probably have to pass the brush over it twice as the bole will take up the water quickly. The surface should have a thin film of water standing on it when the silver is put in place, because if parts of the surface have already become dull there is a good chance the silver will not adhere properly. The silver will be pulled off the tip by capillary action the instant it touches the water so the tip must be almost parallel with the surface when the silver contacts it.

More Information
SKU704-150
VendorMesko
Processing TimeUsually ships the next business day.
Hair/FiberHog Bristle
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