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Water Gilding supplies for the Charles Douglas Tradional Water Gilding class can be found here.

Water Gilding Tool Kit

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Water Gilding Tool Kit - Includes all the tools and materials to apply Genuine Gold Leaf in the Traditional Water Gilding Method. Basic Kit contains: Gilder's Pad (Plain 6" x 6" American W/O shield), Gilder's Mop, Agate Burnisher (SL5 - see catalog), 3 " Gilder's Tip brush, Gilder's Knife (Double edge with round tip 5 ½" blade), two 3/4" Brushes, Oil free steel wool, Vaseline Petroleum Jelly, Cotton, Stirrers, Wet/dry paper. Does not include Genuien Gold leaf.


GW/TOOL $ 140.00
Tradional Water GIlding Tool Kit
Tool Kit

Water Gilding Kit

Includes book or 22kt Genuine Gold leaf - Loose leaf

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Includes all the tools and materials to apply Genuine Gold Leaf in the Traditional Water Gilding Method. Basic Kit contains: 22kt Genuine Gold leaf book - surface leaf, 90 grams Pebble Rabbit Skin Glue, 200 grams red gilder's clay, 200 grams yellow gilder's clay, 1 lb. French whiting for gesso, 600 grit wet/dry sandpaper, 4 wooden mixing sticks


WGKIT $ 99.00
Traditional Water Gilding Kit
Tool Kit

Genuine Gold Leaf Books

Add more books of gold leaf to your kit.

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Need more leaf than one book? With a wide variety of Genuine Gold leaf options here are a few of our popular Traditional Water Gilding leaf types. Ranging from 22kt - 23.75kt. Or choose from our full selection.


MA22.00SF/B $ 65.00
22kt Genuine Gold Leaf Book - Manetti Brand - 16 gram
Loose Leaf
MA23.00SF/B $ 69.00
23kt Genuine Gold Leaf Book - Manetti Brand - 16 gram
Loose Leaf
MA23.50DD/B $ 71.00
23.5kt Dukaten Double Gold Leaf Book - Manetti Brand - 18 gram
Loose Leaf
MA23.75RN/B $ 71.00
23.75kt Rose Noble Double Gold Leaf Book - Manetti Brand - 18 gram
Loose Leaf

Gilder's Gloves

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Cotton Gilders Gloves. Ideal for working with Genuine Gold Leaf, Silver Leaf and tarnishing metals like Imitation Gold and Copper Leaf.


CGG $ 9.95
Cotton Gilders Gloves - 100% Cotton - 6 pairs (12 individual gloves)
Gloves

Horsehair Cloth

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Horsehair polishing cloth. A mildly abrasive bole polishing cloth made from horsehair. Used in the Traditional Water Gilding process to polish Bole clay before application of Genuine Gold leaf. 10' x 15".


HHC $ 8.00
Horse hair polishing cloth - 10" x 15"
Cloth

Product Description

Basic Gilding Kit - Includes all the tools and materials to apply Copper Leaf. Basic Kit contains: Basic step-by-setp instructions, one book of Copper leaf (loose leaf), one 4 oz. bottle of Aquasize (waterbased adhesive size), natural hair brush, cotton and mixing sticks, wet/dry paper. Clear Coat Sealer sold separately. Water-based. Each book contains 25 leaves. Each leaf is 5.5" x 5.5" square. Approx coverage is 5 sq. ft.

Professional Gilding Kit - Each kit contains: Basic step-by-step instructions, one book Copper Leaf book (loose leaf), one 4 oz. bottle of yellow/ochre oil based Gilding Primer, natural hair brush, one 4 oz jar of oil based gilding size, one 4 oz Acrylic Top Coat Sealer, cotton and mixing sticks, wet/dry paper and book of leaf. Solvent-based. Each Imitation Gold leaf book contains 25 leaves. Each leaf is 5.5" x 5.5" square. Approx coverage is 5 sqft.

UPS Ground shipment only.

This product is availble to ship immediately. All our Imition Copper products are shipped fully insured via UPS. Gilding Project kit shipped UPS Ground only.

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