The term gilding covers a number of decorative techniques for applying fine gold leaf or powder to solid surfaces such as wood, stone, or metal to give a thin coating of gold. A gilded object is described as "gilt". Where metal is gilded
Package (booklet) with 25 sheets each with detailed instruction. Sizes of the sheets 140 x 140 mm
TUTORIAL AND HOW TO?
THE LEAF DESIGN
The surface to be decorated should be clean, dust and grease Draw a pattern and apply leaf primer sparingly with a brush or a sponge (if you are using stencil)
Wait for about 20 minutes then carefully place the beaten metal ( so that it covers the entire design) of your choice on the pattern. Carefully smooth it out on the primer with soft brush of soft cloth
Now remove the extra leaf from the border by rubbing with the edge of the brush tip. You can keep the extra leaf for using again. (extra leafs can now be used only as flakes and not sheets- if you want to preserve as sheet be careful while applying the metal sheet to minimize loss as flakes)
Smooth surface polish after thorough drying (min. 12h.) lightly with a soft polishing cloth or cotton wool. Then provide your artwork with Home Design ART DECO coating varnish to protect it from external influences.