Glass gilding at 1204 in Washington, DC. 23 karat double gold leaf with black painted outline and backup paint. Designs & Signs has gilded many transoms in Washington, DC. Please take a moment to review our website. We have posted many photos of our glass gilding and other gold leaf signs and services. If you […]
Carved quarterboards for Aquarius. The letters are finished with 23 karat gold leaf. The outline is painted by hand. The quarterboards are finished with multiple coats of UV protective clear. We use a water base clear which works much better than traditional varnish. It does not have to be sanded and reapplied yearly like varnish does. […]
Glass gilding at The Washington Tavern, a newly renovated restaurant in Mount Washington just north of Baltimore. 23 karat gold leaf is applied to the glass by hand with a painted a black outline and protective black backup paint. Designs & Signs has created and installed many gold leaf signs in Baltimore, Washinton, DC, and […]
Glass gilding by Designs & Signs. Gold leaf transom numbers designed and installed at a private residence in Washington, DC. This traditional 23 karat double gold leaf is installed by hand with a black painted outline and protective black backup paint. With proper care gold leaf numbers will last a lifetime. We have many gold leaf […]
Glass gilding by Designs & Signs, installed at DeMatteis Gallery in the historic district of Annapolis, Maryland. This gold leaf lettering was applied by hand more than thirty years ago. It was recently removed by a new tenant, but even after thirty years it still looked as good as new. Nothing beats traditional gold leaf custom […]
Designs & Signs assisted The Society of Gilders to help restore the gold leaf lettering on The Marine Corps Memorial in Washington, DC. A details photo shows the carved letters in granite which needed gilding.