Gold leaf applied by hand, loose leaf around the letters will be knocked off with a soft brush. After the loose leaf has been removed the surface of the gold is polished with cotton. PLEASE CLICK HERE to see photos of the finished sign!
A gilded sign for Old Stein Inn, carved and finished with 23 karat gold leaf trim made by Designs & Signs. We design and carve many beautiful sandblasted signs. We finish most of our carved signs with gold leaf. Please take a moment to review our site we have posted many great photos of our gilded […]
Gilded letters on a sandblasted sign for Scarlett Ash. This sign was carved by Designs & Signs many years ago. We have recently restored the painted finish and 23 karat gilded letters. Please take a moment to review our website. We have posted many other photos of our beautiful gold leaf signs and glass gilding […]
A sand blasted dimensional sign. A gold leaf sign created for Blanca Flor in downtown Annapolis. The flowers were carved individually by hand. The letters are finished with gold leaf and palladium leaf. The sign is pin-mounted above the entry door.
Gold leaf signs, a detailed photo of the gilding process. Designs & Signs creates many gold leaf signs for a variety of uses. We make community entrance signs, restaurant and shop signs, and gilded lettering on glass windows. These machine incised letters were routed into a high density urethane sign face. We finished the letters […]
Architectural Gilding at The Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Maryland. Designs & Signs applied traditional gold leaf to carved monument letters. These photos show both phases of a typical surface gilding project. First size is applied to the surface that is to be gilded. When the size begins to set the gold leaf is […]