Gilded Planet Project Advice

Expert Guidance for Your Gilding Projects

Welcome to Gilded Planet, where professional gilders are ready to assist you with any project, no matter its size or complexity. Our mission is to help you find the best solutions for your gilding endeavors.

Why Choose Us?

Even with top-tier resources and tools, unique challenges can arise. This is where our expertise shines. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned Master Gilder, we're here to support you. Share your project details with us—think of it as throwing elegant golden mud against our wall. Let's see how we can make it stick!

How We Can Help

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Gilded Planet Blog: Dive into a wealth of information on various gilding techniques and tips.

Personalized Project Assistance

Tell Us About Your Project: Whether you need advice on methods and techniques, material selection (interior or exterior, water-based or oil), or calculating material requirements based on square footage or object dimensions, we're here to help.

Contact Us

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- Call us at 415.407.5097

Our Three Pillars of Success


The more you know, the better equipped you are for success. Our resources ensure you have the information you need.

Tools -

Quality matters. From good quality Chinese leaf to high-end European supplies, we offer all the gilding materials your project requires. If you can't find what you need, just ask!

Support -

Even the most seasoned artists need help occasionally. We're here to collaborate and ensure your success every time.

Embark on your gilding journey with confidence, knowing that Gilded Planet is here to provide the knowledge, tools, and support you need. Let's create something beautiful together!

Learning at Gilded Planet

Welcome to Gilded Planet, the industry leader in gilding education. With new videos added regularly, our platform offers comprehensive resources for all your gilding needs. Explore our step-by-step tutorials and master the art of gilding.

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Step-by-Step Tutorials

Video Tutorials - Our step-by-step tutorials provide detailed instructions to guide you through various gilding techniques. Perfect for beginners and experienced gilders alike.

How to Gold Leaf - Learn the art of applying gold leaf with precision and finesse. Our tutorial covers all the essential techniques to achieve a flawless finish.

How to Silver Leaf - Master the process of silver leafing with our easy-to-follow tutorial. Discover the secrets to achieving a brilliant and durable silver finish.

How to Apply Imitation Gold - Explore the cost-effective alternative to real gold with our guide on applying imitation gold leaf. Achieve stunning results with this versatile material.

How to Gild on Glass - Discover the unique technique of gilding on glass. Our tutorial will show you how to create beautiful, reflective surfaces with gold leaf.

How to Apply Composition Leaf - Learn how to use composition leaf for a variety of gilding projects. This tutorial covers everything from preparation to application.

How to Aluminum and Imitation Silver Leaf - Our comprehensive guide to aluminum and imitation silver leaf will help you achieve a sleek, modern look. Perfect for contemporary projects.

How to Copper Leaf - Delve into the rich and warm tones of copper leaf. Our tutorial provides step-by-step instructions for a professional finish.

How to apply leaf to ceiling and walls - Transform your ceilings and walls with the elegance of gold leaf. Learn the techniques to apply leaf on large surfaces with our detailed guide.

Exterior Gold Leafing Techniques - Explore the best practices for exterior gold leafing. Our tutorial ensures your outdoor projects are both beautiful and durable.

Gilding over Metal Surfaces - Bronze, brass, steel, iron, aluminum - Learn how to gild over various metal surfaces. Our guide covers the specific techniques needed for each type of metal.

Gilding over Stone Surfaces - Marble, Granite, Sandstone, Concrete, Brick - Discover the art of gilding over stone surfaces. Our tutorial will help you achieve a striking finish on materials like marble, granite, and more.

Explore our extensive library of video tutorials and elevate your gilding skills with Gilded Planet.