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Traditional Water Gilding kits and materials

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, 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 Genuine Gold leaf.


GW/TOOL $ 140.00
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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
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Charles Douglas Traditional Water Gilding class kit

Professional quality materials selected to accompany the Charles Douglas professional gilding class programs.
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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.

GILDER’S KIT FOR “WATER GILDING” CLASSES by Charles Douglas.

KIT TO INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING ITEMS

- 213S/3 Tip - 3 inch Gilder'stip brush.

- SL6 Agate Burnisher

- 61/2 Mop Brush - 2 inch

- 625/1 Mop Brush - 1 inch *** (TWO BRUSHES) **

- GK/S Gilder's Knife - SIngle edge.

- GP/D Gilder's Pad - 6 inch

- 660D/3/4 Mop Brush - 3/4 inch

- CARB3/1 Whiting

- RSG309/1 - Farmer's Glue

- 3355P - 5oz Jar Red Bole Clay - WET

- MA23.00DB/B - 23KT Double Gold Leaf Book. Loose leaf. 25 lvs.


CDWG/KIT $ 300.00
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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
22kt Genuine Gold Leaf Book - Manetti Brand - 16 gram
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MA23.00SF/B
23kt Genuine Gold Leaf Book - Manetti Brand - 16 gram
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MA23.50DD/B
23.5kt Dukaten Double Gold Leaf Book - Manetti Brand - 18 gram
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MA23.75RN/B
23.75kt Rose Noble Double Gold Leaf Book - Manetti Brand - 18 gram
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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)
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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"
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