Schiffer Publishing Ltd - GOLD: Gilding History and Techniques
Open this book and learn about gold, its history and techniques for its use. Gold has always inspired great fascination among mankind as proven by the golden treasures of ancient Egypt and the...
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Open this book and learn about gold, its history and techniques for its use. Gold has always inspired great fascination among mankind as proven by the golden treasures of ancient Egypt and the Incan Empire.
This lavishly illustrated work begins with a cultural outline of the sacred and worldly significance of gold. It features the history of gold crafting and demonstrates the most important techniques of gilding. The technical details of the gilder's art are shown in hundreds of detailed studio photographs. Gilded objects include antique-inspired mirror frames and a multitude of modern objects.
This book introduces the practical use of costly gold materials and opens one's eyes to the significance of gilded objects, past and present. It welcomes artists to explore gilding as a technique and invites everyone to appreciate the mythical qualities of gold.
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