Highest quality gildering materials and gilder's supplies including brushes, gilder's knives, gilding pads, rottenstone and pumice powders, cotton gloves and polishing cloths for clay and gesso.
Cotton Gilders Gloves. Ideal for working with Genuine Gold Leaf, Silver Leaf and tarnishing metals like Imitation Gold and Copper Leaf.
Cotton Gilders Gloves - 100% Cotton - 6 pairs (12 individual gloves)
Gilding Pad For use with loose leaf gold. Various sizes. With or without shield.
Plain 6 x 6" American W/O Shield
Custom 6 x 9" American W/O Shield
Standard 6 x 10" American W/Paper Shield
|With Paper Shield|
Custom 6 x 9" American W/Parchment Shield
Deluxe 7 x 9½" Italian W/O Shield
Cheesecloth 20 X 12" BOX of 100 yards
CHEESECLOTH - 20 X 12" BOX of 100 yards
High Quality Cotton Thread made from pure cotton strands that are used as wadding inside French polishing rubber. It can also be used to wipe and or move around applied paint patina's on gilded surfaces.
Cotton waste 1 pound bag
Cotton Waste - 1 lbs
|Cotton Waste - 1 lbs|
Horsehair polishing cloth. A mildly abrasive bole polishing cloth made from horsehair. Used in the Traditional Water Gilding process to polish Bole clay before application of Genuine Gold leaf. 10' x 15".
Horse hair polishing cloth - 10" x 15"
Gilder's Knife Single edge or double edge. Flat or round tip.
Single edge with square tip 5½" blade
Double edge with square tip 5½" blade
Double edge with round tip 5¾" blade
Double edge with round tip 5½" blade
Gilders Asphaltum - 1 Pint U.S. A darkening liquid for creating shade effects on gold leaf. Solvent based. Manufactured in the USA. Asphaltum Varnish in a glaze is capable of creating wide spectrum of colors. Thin coats of Asphaltum Varnish appear light gold, while Medium coats of Asphaltum Varnish create rich Copper tones, Heavy coats of Asphaltum Varnish create Bronze Burnt Umber undertones and Very thick coats of Gilders Asphaltum Varnish appear Black and opaque. Many Antique Vintage Mirrors have Asphaltum Varnish as the original Backing Paint after the Glass was Silvered. Asphaltum Varnish was applied to add depth and scratch protection. Asphaltum is used in reverse glass sign work, in sandblasting frosted glass, glue chipping as a resist and shading effects. Gilders Asphaltum Varnish is one of the worlds oldest of coating still used today.
Asphaltum - Solvent Based - 1 pint
Back-up Paint: The thick screen ink used as a "back-up" paint for gilded glass. 8 oz container. Gilders Gold Leaf Backup Paint - Used as a Backup Enamel when backing up Gold or Silver Leaf while glass gilding. Gilders Back Up is packaged in Silk Screening Consistency, & for Brushing may be thinned with Turpentine or Mineral Spirits. 15 minutes dry time.
Gilders Gold Leaf Back Up Paint - Black
Gilders Gold Leaf Backup Paint - Yellow/Ochre
Gilders Gold Leaf Backup Paint - 8oz. Silver
Window Spar Varnish. Solvent based back up varnish for gilding on glass. 8 oz container. Used as a final overcoat for reverse glass work. Use for scuff and scratch protection and limited resistance to cleaning chemicals. Dry in 2 - 3 hours depending on environmental conditions. Apply with a brush or roller. Reduce with Mineral Spirits 5% - 10% to use in airbrush. INDOOR USE ONLY
Window Spar Varnish - Glass gilding back-up varnish
Rottenstone is a very Fine abrasive for polishing (can be used wet or dry). It is ideal for producing an aged look on gilded surfaces. It is generally sold as a Finer powder and used for a more glossy polish after an initial treatment with coarser pumice powder. It can also be used to sand varnished surfaces and to buff stains out of wood.
Rottenstone - polishing powder - 17.6oz
Rottenstone - polishing powder - 32.5oz
Pumice Powder - Extra Fine. Pumice Powder is used as an abrasive for rubbing gilded surfaces at achieve an antiqued worn effect. It is also used to degrease your gilders knife and gilders pad. It can be mixed with water or oils to make a paste which is then used to polish surfaces.
Pumice powder - Extra Fine - 100 gram
Pumice powder - Extra Fine - 500 gram
Pumice powder - Extra Fine - 1 Kilo
Gilder's Knives Highest quality. Steel blade and wooden handles.
Gilder's Pads Firm base with soft cutting surface. For loose leaf gilding.
Gesso Carving Toolsa variety of shapes range from a sharp pointed tool for deep crevices to a blunt rounded end for flowing curves.
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