Gold leaf picture frame

Antique Gold Leaf Picture Frames for sale **TOP Quality Reproductions**

This gold leaf frame has been gilt by a water gilding technique by using genuine 23 carat gold leaf. The water gilding process is the most difficult process of gilding which master gilder has to deal with. To do it, gilders have first to lay on the frame a thin red lacquer named bole which is a kind of dry glue. When the bole is dry it's time to wet its surface by a fine brush to put the leaves on it and let them dry. After this the gilding is done and ready to be brighted by agate stone to obtain a brilliant surface. **Click and calculate the price of this frame** using the painting size.