Novice Gilding Gift Box
The Novice Gilding Gift Box has all the tools and supplies a beginner needs to start work on a gilding project from start to finish. Included are the materials to apply the gilding base, handle and apply imitation gold and silver leaf, and polish the gilded surface. Limited quantity available only during the Holiday season.
The Novice Gilding Gift Box has all the tools and supplies a beginner needs to start work on a gilding project from start to finish. Included are the materials to apply the gilding base, handle and apply imitation gold and silver leaf, and polish the gilded surface. The collapsible gift box with magnetic closure and ribbon tie makes this set an excellent gift for the Holidays or any special occasion.
The complete kit includes the following:
|Novice Gilding Kit|
|345-GLPSQ||Gilder’s Cushion or gilder’s pad is a flat wooden board padded with felt and covered with tightly stretched chamois leather. Gilders use the pad as a base to manipulate and cut loose-leaf metals when gilding.|
|704-150025||This Gilder’s Tip is white Chungking bristles glued in paperboard to pick up pieces of silver leaf or composite metal leaf on the tips of the bristles.|
|707-002408||Kolibri Brushes are made using the finest synthetic squirrel hair to produce a brush that holds water exceptionally well and comes to an excellent point.|
|300-AU2.0CPSFB||Aurum Composition Leaf No. 2.0 is an imitation gold leaf made from brass, a combination of 88% copper and 12% zinc. The high copper content of No. 2 gives it a deep red-gold tone. Book 25 leaves|
|300-AU2.5CPSFB||Aurum Composition Leaf No. 2.5 is an imitation gold leaf made from brass, a combination of 85% copper and 15% zinc. Average gold color imitating 22 kt genuine gold leaf, no. 2.5 is the most popular color. Book 25 leaves|
|300-AUCOPSFB||Aurum Copper Leaf is a pure, heavy copper leaf produced using the latest technology and respected traditions of the Italian gold beating craft. Book 25 leaves|
|300-AUALMSFB||Aurum Aluminum Leaf, also called imitation silver, is made from pure aluminum and is silver in color. Book 25 leaves|
|320-IN||Kölner Instacoll Gilding System is a water-based gilding base and adhesive (size) designed for interior and exterior leaf work where weather resistance and high gloss are essential.|
|656-HHC||Horsehair Cloth is a mildly abrasive cloth made from horsehair for polishing gesso or bole. The thickly woven cloth measures approximately 10 in. x 15 in. (25.4 cm x 38.1 cm) and is well suited for giving bole and gesso a final finish.|
|510-32SFP||Platina Dewaxed Shellac Flakes is an excellent quick-drying finish. The flake form allows fresh quality shellac to be prepared and avoids waste. Use shellac as a sealant on wood after cleaning and before painting or finishing, on gilding before painting or varnishing, on grounds to reduce its absorbency, and on paint to isolate layers.|
Cotton-Tip Applicators are ideal for the removal of debris. These six-inch non-sterile cotton-tipped swabs are made from high-quality hardwoods that offer superior performance. The applicators feature soft cotton tips that are absorbent and won’t lint.
The kit also includes: Three mini spatulas and mixing sticks.
|Processing Time||Usually ships the next business day.|