Water gilding

Water gilding technique

Grey bole Plum colour boleVictorian grey colour bole

Red boleBlack boleBlue bole

The same old tools are used, different colours of bole with combinations of gold shades give beautifull range of colours.

Gold leafe is beeing cut 

The gold is beeing cut with gilders knive on a special pad.

White gold

Yellow gold

Moon gold leaf 21.8 carat

Gold leaf beeing placed on wet frame

The delicate gold leaf is gently places on a frame wetted with gilders size

Than gold is burnished by polishing with agat stone