Gesso and Whiting for Traditional Water Gilding and frame making

Gesso is a key element in the production of traditional water gilding techniques.

Made from marble dust and animal hide glue, gesso is a traditional ground for frame making and furniture production.

gesso and whiting for furniture and gilding
gesso powder for traditional water gilding

Gesso - Whiting

For traditional water gilding & Gesso production

In Stock

Gesso Powder The Finest Florence Rouge (whiting) from Vermont sold in 1, 5, 10, 20, and 55 pound packages for the making of Gesso. Powder. Mix with Hide Glue to create gesso for Traditional Water Gilding and more.

To learn more about gesso and how to make gesso visit our knowledge center feature How to prepare gesso.


CARB3/1 $ 15.00
Florence Rouge Whiting - Gesso powder - 1 lb
Dry Gesso
CARB3/5 $ 40.00
Florence Rouge Whiting - Gesso powder - 5 lbs.
Dry Gesso
CARB3/10 $ 65.00
Florence Rouge Whiting - Gesso powder - 10 lbs.
Dry Gesso
CARB3/20 $ 90.00
Florence Rouge Whiting - Gesso powder - 20 lbs.
Dry Gesso
CARB3/50 $ 160.00
Florence Rouge Whiting - Gesso powder - 50 lbs
Dry Gesso
Animal hide glue for gold leafing
hide glue for gold gilding

Animal Hide Glue Sizing

For traditional water gilding & Gesso production

Visit our step-by-step on How to prepare Hide Glue and Gesso Preparation.

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Hide Glue - For making Gilder's Gesso


HG31503/1 $ 21.00
Granular German - 1 lb
Hide Glue
HG31503/5 $ 68.00
Granular German - 5 lb
Hide Glue
HG31503/10 $ 120.00
Granular German - 10 lb
Hide Glue
HG31503/55 $ 480.00
Granular German - 55 lb
Hide Glue

Rabbit Skin Gilding Size

Visit our step-by-step on How to prepare Rabbit Skin Glue and Gesso Preparation.

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Rabbit Skin Glue - Framer's Glue #330 - Fine Granulated


RSG330/1 $ 24.00
Granular German - 1 lb
Rabbit Skin Glue
RSG330/5 $ 68.00
Granular German - 5 lb
Rabbit Skin Glue
RSG330/10 $ 147.00
Granular German - 10 lb
Rabbit Skin Glue
RSG330/55 $ 480.00
Granular German - 55 lb
Rabbit Skin Glue

Product Description

Gesso and Whiting for traditional water gilding and frame making,

Gesso is a key element in the production of traditional water gilding techniques. Made from marble dust and animal hide glue, gesso is a traditional ground for frame making and furniture production.

Gesso Powder The Finest Florence Rouge (whiting) from Vermont sold in 1, 5, 10, 20, and 55 pound packages for the making of Gesso. Powder. Mix with Hide Glue to create gesso for Traditional Water Gilding and more.

To learn more about gesso and how to make gesso visit our knowledge center feature How to prepare gesso.

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