gilding with 23k gold leaf

Genuine gold leaf 24k, 23,k, 22k

Gold leaf is gold that has been hammered into thin sheets by goldbeating and is often used for gilding. Gold leaf is available in a wide variety of karats and shades. The most commonly used gold is 22-karat yellow gold.

Gold leaf is a type of metal leaf, but the term is rarely used when referring to gold leaf. The term metal leaf is normally used for thin sheets of metal of any color that do not contain any real gold. Pure gold is 24 karats. Real yellow gold leaf is about 91.7% pure gold. Silver colored white gold is approximately 50% pure gold.

Layering gold leaf over a surface is called gold leafing or gilding. Traditional water gilding is the most difficult and highly regarded form of gold leafing. It has remained virtually unchanged for hundreds of years and is still done by hand.

It can be apply on the surface of different material such as furniture, wood, glass, frame, wall, ceiling , temple, figure of buddha, tableware , foot, and many kinds of artware etc. it is most popular metal leaf in market.

Gold leaf types:

24K Content Gold 99.99%
23.75K Content Gold 98%
23K Content Gold 96%
22K Content Gold 92%
18K Content Gold 74%
12K Content Gold 50%

They usually comes in backs:

25 leafs/booklet
20 booklets/500 leafs/pack