Gold leaf booklet (Loose) colour 2 is classified as antique gold which is red compared to colour 2.5, for the professional gilders. Perfect for gilding furniture, walls, ceiling and decorative objects. Applicable on all kinds of materials such as wood, metal, gib-board, stone, glass, ceramic, concrete, paper, plastic, fabric etc.
Patent (Transfer) leaf
The gold leafs are placed in paper booklet, loosely inlaid in 25 compartments with one leaf between each two pages, so you can use one leaf at a time. The leaves are placed onto the prepared surface, and carefully rubbed with Cotton Yarn or Wool Brush.
Leaf size: 14x14cm
Composition: 10% Zinc and 90% Copper
x51 leafs per 1sqm exclude waste and overlap.
– When using imitation metal leaf, it is best to use Gilder’s Gloves to avoid leaving finger prints on the metal leafs, as these finger prints will show up later on after you apply the sealer.
– To apply the metal leafs onto the surface without scratching the metal leafs, use either Gilder’s Gloves, Cotton Yarn or Wool Brush.
– Recommended gilding adhesive: Kölner Permacoll Size, Clear, 500ml