Polishing and Finishing Gilder’s Set (10pcs) Must Have


10 in stock

  • Gilder’s cleaning & polishing set
  • Content: 10 pieces
  • For all gilding projects


10 in stock

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Gilder’s cleaning and polishing set (10 items), must have to curry out a professional gilding job.

1- Gold Leaf Polishing Instacoll Tissue

This extra smooth and fluffiness cloth is for use in conjunction with gilding size (adhesive) where Agate Stone Polisher is not possible to use to polish the gold leaf. The Instacoll Tissue is very important tool for sing-writers; you will need this tissue to polish the gilded surface, especially on the glass.

2- Gilder’s Gloves For Genuine And Metal Leaf Application

Gilder’s gloves (one size) are used for all genuine and imitation leaf application. Prevents hands sweating on the gilded surface due to its spaced woven threads. Always wear gloves when applying the gold leaf to avoid leaving fingerprints on the gilded surface or when picking up the metal leaf. These fingerprints will stain your gold or silver leaf later on.

3- Gilders Sanding Sponge 180 Grit

Multi use sanding sponge: to smooth the wood surface before applying the gesso, (using a standard sandpaper will leave particles on the surface that hard to remove), use this sanding sponge. You can also use this sponge to sand the gesso layer to get a smooth finish before you apply the gilders clay. Perfect for uneven surface especially for carved details and curves shapes. Gilders Sponge. Size: 140x114x5mm. Made in USA

4- Synthetic Steel Wool Polishing Pad

Before you apply the leaf on top of the gilders clay, polish the clay layer with this polishing pad to get a smooth and shiny finish. Gilders Sponge. Super fine. Size: 111x140x6mm. Made in USA

5- and 6- Gilder’s Mop/Duster, Soft Goat Bristles, Oval Shape, Natural Wood

These gilders’ dusters are made from the finest goat bristles. They are also known as Gilder’s Mop, made with natural wooden handles. Move the brush in a circular motion and all directions to allow the gold leaf to stick to the surface. Once finished gilding, gently remove the gold leaf excess with this brush. Two brushes: 25mm and 50mm.

7- Horse Hair Cloth to Polish The Dry Bole Layers, Size 25x20cm

Durable horsehair-Cloth to polish a dry bole layers that normal cotton yarn will not do the job. Horsehair-Cloth in size 25 x 20 cm.

8- Gilders cotton ball

Gilders cotton is used by gilders for cleaning the surface after the gesso has dried. You can also use this cotton yarn to remove excess flakes, lightly polish in a circular motion till all the flakes that did not stick down are gone. Size: about large orange.

9- Gilders Microfibre Cloth For Polishing the Gesso and Clay Coats

Gilder’s microfibre is a multi-use soft cloth. To get a super shiny gilded surface, the final coat of the clay must be polished and smoothed so perfect that the gold leaf will pop out. Size 40x30cm

10- Vinyl gloves

Multi-use for all projects, to keep hands clean.

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