Gold Leaf Numbers 1743
Gold leaf in Washington, DC. Gold leaf numbers / Glass gilding for an historic private home in Adams Morgan. 23 karat double gold leaf applied by hand. Black outline and backup paint to protect the gold leaf. Our gold leaf installations last a lifetime.
Backup paint is applied by hand. This is the final step before the excess gold can be removed from the glass, the process of removing the gold is called eradication. It must be done carefully as the paint is still setting and the letters can be damaged easily during the final phase of the job.