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  • McCollum Essentials Mixol Color Repair Kit

    McCollum Essentials Mixol Color Repair Kit

    Mixols are high quality, binder-free pigments for tinting a variety of water, oil or solvent based products and almost anything in your shop!  Mixols adjust the color of inks, waxes, fillers, shellacs, stains, lacquers, paints, glazes and epoxies...

    $59.99
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  • Nichiban Masking Tapes

    These are very thin but strong tissue masking tapes for restorers, graphic artists, model makers, crafts people, specialty finishers.  They are non-reactive with various inks and paints, repositionable, leave no adhesive residue and work with both...

    $2.30
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  • Chinese Compo Gold Leaf packed by Everbright Chinese Compo Gold Leaf packed by Everbright

    Chinese Metal Leaf

    This is an inexpensive leaf which can be purchased in large quantities for the budget minded. It comes in unbound packs (with interleaving) of 1000 leaves and in cases of 10 Packs (10,000 leaves). We also at times pack these down into 100 leaf unbound...

    $16.75
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  • MS-260 Safezone cleaner

    Miller Stephenson MS-260 Safezone Cleaner

    Safezone cleaner was originally formulated for cleaning aircraft windows, instrument dials and lenses. Safe for acrylic polymers, glass, chrome, plexiglass and ceramics.  It is an ammonia free formulation of Ethyl Alcohol, 2-Butoxyethanol,...

    $12.00
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  • Agate Burnisher

    Agate Burnisher

    These hard stone agates are used to burnish gold which has been water gilded over a base of thinly layered clay (bole).  They are approximately 8-9 inches long with 5 inch wooden handles mounted with 2.5 inch steel ferrules which anchor the agate...

    $37.17
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  • Cotton Gilding Gloves

    Cotton Gilding Gloves provide protection from oils found on the human hand that can tarnish metal leaf. Ideal for handling loose leaf and boxed leaf pieces such as Tamise and Schiabin. One size fits most hands.  

    $14.00
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  • Diamond Gelatin Sheets Diamond Gelatin Sheets

    Diamond Gelatin Sheets

    Diamond Gelatin sheets are a European style of food grade gelatin which is clearer than American style granulated gelatin. This is important when preparing size for reverse gilding on glass especially when using white gold or silver.  Each sheet is...

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  • DUX Topcoat Clear Gloss, One Quart DUX Topcoat Clear Gloss, 4 oz (packed for Sepp Gilding Workshop)

    DUX Gilder's Acrylic Topcoat Clear

    DUX Topcoat is a non-reactive, mineral spirit based, water-clear, non-yellowing acrylic sealer for both genuine and metal leaf Made from acrylic co-polymers which provides protection from abrasion, water and alcohol.  The Topcoat can be tinted...

    $39.27
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  • DUX Quick Dry Oil-Based Gilding Size

    DUX Quick Dry Oil-Based Gilding Size

    A quick setting oil-based leaf adhesive specially designed for gilding all types of metal leaf on a wide variety of substrates. Tack will be reached in approximately 1-2 hours and remain tacky for an additional 1-2 hours for gilding, depending on...

    $13.09
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  • DUX Slow Dry Oil-Based Gilding Size

    A slow setting oil-based leaf adhesive specially designed for gilding all types of metal leaf on a wide variety of substrates. Tack will be reached in approximately 12 hours and remain tacky for an additional 12 hours for gilding, depending on...

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  • Eytsinger gilder's knife with sheath.

    Gilder's Knife 6 inch blade with sheath

      Essential tool to cleanly custom cut precious metal leaf on a gilder's pad or cushion Made for J.G. Eytsinger of Schwabach, Germany Should be cleaned with alcohol to remove any oil from the surface before gilding Rounded tip with double...

    $39.00
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  • Manetti Chart

    Gilding Color Charts

      Manetti Leaf This chart consists of 18 precious metal samples, oil gilded onto neutral gray coated paper stock. Each sample is labeled with Karat content, gram weight per 1000 sheets and percentages of other alloyed metals.  The samples run...

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  • French Polish Mops with wired acetate quills for wet work. French Polish Mops with wired acetate quills for wet work.

    Handover French Polish Mops

    Originally these were designed for the beginning applications of shellac in the technique of French Polishing. Soft squirrel hair is blended with a stronger more supple hair,  which allows the mop to load up a good amount of polish (shellac) without...

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  • Standard Gilder's Cushion with draft shield. Professional Gilder's Cushion with  vellum draft shield.

    Handover Gilder's Cushion

    These cushions are used as a base for cutting leaves of gold or precious metal leaf down to size. The gilder's knives used should be sharp enough to cut the gold leaf but not so sharp as to cut through the leather cushion.  Both of the Handover...

    $60.00
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  • Carbon Steel Gilder's Knife Stainless Steel Gilder's Knife

    Handover Gilder's Knife

    These Gilder's Knives have 6" blades and hardwood handles riveted to a full tang. The Carbon Steel knife has steel rivets and can be easily sharpened while the more expensive Stainless Steel knife (brass rivets), may need to be professionally sharpened...

    $30.00
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  • Handover Squirrel Gilder's Tips

    Made from a thin row of pure squirrel hair, these tips are for picking up and applying loose gold leaf. This Squirrel Gilders' Tip is 3.5 in Wide. It is available with short, medium, and long hair. Extra thick tips are also available and used for silver...

    $19.50
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  • Horsehair Cloth

    Horse Hair Cloth

    Unlike the stiff horse hair cloth used for upholstery this is a softer but abrasive fabric often sandwiched into the layered construction of tailored garments.  This pliable fabric excellent method for pre-burnishing gilders clay or clay bole. The...

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  • Instacoll Gilding Kit

    "Instacoll is a revolutionary system for exterior gold leaf gilding and interior leafing with gold and silver leaf.  A Super Shine or mirror gloss finish is achieved without agate burnishing.  It is a water based two part system with an...

    $30.00
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  • Blonde Silver

    Japanese Colored Silver Leaf

    Japanese Colored Silver Leaf is 109 X 109 mm (4.5/16 X 4.5/16) and is made from pure silver leaf.  Each leaf is hand dipped in a clear plastic sealer to prevent tarnishing and then in a alcohol soluble dye coat.  Colored silver leaf has been...

    $252.00
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  • Kolner Colnasize 2.25 Ounce

      Kolner Colnasize is a liquid gelatin concentrate for quickly making gilders liqueur or water size for use over clay bole in water gilding or on glass for reverse glass gilding A basic gilders liqueur can be obtained by dissolving 1 teaspoon...

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  • Kolner Instacoll Gilding System

      - Spend less time and effort gilding with Kolner's easy water-based two part system - Achieve a super shine or mirror gloss finish with no agate burnishing needed! - Unlimited open gilding time. No need to race against the...

    $17.00
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  • Chantilly Color Chart for Gilt Cream and Varnish

    Liberon Gilt Cream Chantilly

    Gilt Cream Use to retouch damaged gilding or to gild new surfaces. Purpose Liberon Gilt Cream is an easy to apply gilt finish for restoring old gilding work and for giving a gilt finish to new surfaces. Performance - Use to...

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  • Compeigne Color Chart for Gilt Cream and Varnish

    Liberon Gilt Cream Compeigne

    Liberon Gilt Cream is an easy to apply gilt finish for touching up damaged gilding and for giving a gilt finish to new surfaces. Gilt Cream can be easily blended into damaged areas with a cotton cloth, Q-Tips or even better with stencil brushes...

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  • Rambouillet Color chart for Gilt Cream and Varnish

    Liberon Gilt Cream Rambouillet

    Liberon Gilt Cream is an easy to apply gilt finish for touching up damaged gilding and for giving a gilt finish to new surfaces. Gilt Cream can be easily blended into damaged areas with a cotton cloth, Q-Tips or even better with stencil brushes...

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  • Assorted Gilt Creams St Germain

    Liberon Gilt Cream St. Germain

    Liberon Gilt Cream is an easy to apply gilt finish for touching up damaged gilding and for giving a gilt finish to new surfaces. Gilt Cream can be easily blended into damaged areas with a cotton cloth, Q-Tips or even better with stencil brushes...

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  • Trianon Assorted Gilt Creams

    Liberon Gilt Cream Trianon

    Liberon Gilt Cream is an easy to apply gilt finish for touching up damaged gilding and for giving a gilt finish to new surfaces. Gilt Cream can be easily blended into damaged areas with a cotton cloth, Q-Tips or even better with stencil brushes...

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  • Gilt Cream stencil brushed over red oxide.

    Liberon Gilt Cream Versailles

      Liberon Gilt Cream is an easy to apply gilt finish for touching up damaged gilding and for giving a gilt finish to new surfaces. Gilt Cream can be easily blended into damaged areas with a cotton cloth, Q-Tips or even better with stencil...

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  • Liberon Pale French Polish

    Liberon Pale French Polish

    Liberon Special Pale French Polish is a near colorless, transparent polish made from the finest quality blonde de-waxed shellac.  De-waxing is important as many shellacs are bleached instead of dewaxed (a more costly process) and can yellow and...

    $21.55
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  • Nazionale Celestial Varigated Leaf Nazionale Celestial Leaf

    Nazionale Celestial Leaf

    This type of variegated leaf is unusual in that the variations are more uniform and controlled than the usually very strong patterning and chance coloring of other variegated leaf. The 25 leaf books are usually available but the packs may have to be a...

    $55.00
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  • Assorted Metal Ribbon Leaf Rolls

    Nazionale Metal Ribbon Leaf Rolls

    Leaves of loose metal leaf are placed onto a continuous length of of lightweight paper with slight overlaps.  Unlike patent leaf which is pressed onto the paper, ribbon leaf is adhered with small traces of wax during the rolling process.  Metal...

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  • Polyvine Acrylic Gold & Metal Size

      Acrylic adhesive with an extended open time for bonding metal leaf and foils to a variety of surfaces 24-hour open time Easy to apply Water-based Low odor Wash brushes and tools in water When this specialist adhesive is applied...

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  • Basic gilder's tools for water or oil gilding.

    Sepp Gilding Tool Kit

    This kit was assembled for gilding classes around the country and is an excellent value compared to the cost of acquiring these basic tools individually. The kit includes the following. 6"x 6" gilders pad and gilder's knife with protective sheath, for...

    $183.00
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  • Sepp Gilding Workshop Basic Gilding Kit
Composition Gold Sepp Gilding Workshop Basic Gilding Kits
Copper, Aluminum & Composition Gold

    Sepp Leaf Basic Gilding Kit

    The Basic Gilding Kit includes the tools and materials to apply metal leaf to a properly prepared surface. The prepared surface needs to be nonporous and smooth. A surface primer, such as shellac, is recommended. Imitation Gold Leaf and Copper Leaf must...

    $31.67
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  • Sepp Leaf Gilding Project Kit

    The Gilding Project Kit includes the tools and materials to produce outstanding results. The prepared surface needs to be nonporous and smooth. A surface primer, such as shellac, is recommended. Imitation Gold Leaf and Copper Leaf must be sealed after...

    $45.83
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  • Schaibin Broken Leaf Aluminum 60g Surface covered with Schaibin Broken Leaf Aluminum

    Sepp Leaf Schaibin Broken Leaf Aluminum 60g

    Create easy, organic, broken leaf effects with these large, irregular sheets of loose imitation metal leaf. Each box (Gold, Copper, Aluminum) will cover approx. 75-95 sq. ft. depending on application technique. Also available by the kilo...

    $107.50
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