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Luxury Furniture Behind the Scenes : The Leaf Gilding Technique

Gold is a timeless symbol of richness that is why the leaf gilding technique, is one of the craftsmanship techniques that turns a common pieces of furniture into jewel.

the gold leaf technique

The leaf gilding technique is any decorative technique for applying fine gold leaf or powder to solid surfaces such as wood, stone, or metal to give a thin coating of gold. It is one of the most treasurable and richest crafts techniques.

the gold leaf technique

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The application of a thin layer of gold, silver or copper, has been a process of ornamental decoration used on different materials and surfaces, such as statues, luxury furniture or even pictures frames.

the leaf gilding technique

It is usually available in a wide variety of karats and shades.

The modern gilding technique is applied to numerous and diverse surfaces and by various processes such as: mechanical gilding, chemical gilding etc.

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Inspired by the Ancient Egyptians, the Gold Folding Screen is the representation of a flawlessly leaf gilding process. In those ancient times gold and silver leafing symbolized wealth and prosperity, it was a status symbol that motivated luxury furniture makers to adopt the concept of leaf gilding.

the leaf gilding technique

We transformed this cultural heritage into a highly desirable product, similar to a jewelry for the home.

the leaf gilding technique

More traditional techniques still form an important part of framemaking and are sometimes still employed in general decoration process.

Boca do Lobo exlusive brand have always paid tribute to this ancient technique and different leafs can be unveiled in several luxury furniture pieces like Metropolis console table.

Layer by layer, this is a time consuming and very detailed technique but at the end, the texture, depth, and richness are truly worthy.

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The Leaf Gilding Technique

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The gold leaf finish has become firmly established in our interior design psyche over the last decade and recently sees its triumphal return to the interiors fold in all its shining glory.

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