Glass gilding done by hand. 23 karat double gold leaf numbers applied by hand and finished with a painted black outline and protective black backup paint. One of many transoms finished by Designs & Signs in Washington, DC. With gentle care these gold leaf numbers will last a lifetime. CLICK HERE to see more photos […]
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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 […]
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.
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 […]