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Gilded Metals

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Through this lavishly illustrated volume, readers will discover how various cultures, ranging from ancient societies to more recent Western cultures, created gilded surfaces and how the allure of gold inspired new and ingenious technologies.

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Gilded Metals: History, Technology and Conservation
Author: Terry Drayman-Weisser
ISBN: 187313276X
Publisher:
Archetype Publications, 2000
Size: 220 x 305 mm (8.75 x 12 in.). 376 pages. 32 pages of colour plates, 140 halftone illustrations. Hardbound with dust jacket.

Through this lavishly illustrated volume, readers will discover how various cultures, ranging from ancient societies to more recent Western cultures, created gilded surfaces and how the allure of gold inspired new and ingenious technologies. Among others, practical techniques covered include foil and leaf gilding, depletion and diffusion techniques, fire gilding and electroplating. Conservation issues are also addressed.


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