A gold leaf sign made by Designs & Signs, installed at Shoreham Beach in Mayo, Maryland. This community entrance sign was sand carved (sand blasted) and then hand painted. The letters are finished with 23 karat gold leaf. HDU (signfoam) can be blasted with wood grain which makes the sign look like real wood!
Posts Tagged ‘Gilded Signs’
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.
Quarterboards for Del Mar. First the teak boards are shaped and then the letters are carved by hand. After that each board is finely sanded and then four coats of varnish are applied. The the gold leaf and outline and applied over the base coats of varnish. Then more coats of varnish are applied over the […]
Gold leaf film and vinyl lettering on a framed glass sign at Burr Yacht Sales in Edgewater, Maryland. Etch-look vinyl (dusted crystal) was applied to the second surface of the panel, which gives it the appearance of frosted glass. This is a desirable effect when working with glass; certainly an attractive option for any glass […]
Teak quarterboards carved for Molly O, a beautiful Fleming Yacht outfitted by Burr Yacht Sales in Edgewater, Maryland. Each board is carved by hand. The letters are finished with 23 karat gold leaf. The outline is painted by hand. We apply multiple coats of varnish under and over the letters. With regular upkeep of the top coat, the gold leaf […]
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 […]