KGGG-System Fond Gilder’s Gesso Bole, Ready To Use, Dark Red 500ml is a one-layer gilders clay, which replaces the Gesso and Bole layers of the traditional gilding system. Fond is a water-based burnishable gesso primer for gold, silver and composition leaf. is ideally suited for creation of water gilded and burnished frames, interior architectural elements and furniture ornaments, to achieve a traditional look for less effort.
Before you can apply this gesso/clay, you need to seal the surface with a sealer P which is the impregnation agent that provides a better adhesive for the Fond.
- The Fond must be stirred. Don’t shake, otherwise air bubbles will arise.
- Applied directly in the correct colour without warming the product.
- Apply 4 to 6 layers, depending on the type of the present reliefs. A dry film thickness of 150 μm must be reached everywhere where later the leaf metal will be burnished.
- As soon as the last layer has dried, it should be mildly polished with a damp cloth. Afterwards, it is polished with Wool Polishing Pad or a dry cloth until it shines.