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. […]
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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 […]
Custom gold leaf boat names created and installed by Designs & Signs. Knot Wuerk was a difficult installed due to the many obstacles on the trasom. When necessary Designs & Signs will provide a scale drawing prior to installation to show the exact placement of lettering and logos. This insures that as much as is […]
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 […]
A sandblasted sign for Cross Point. Sandblasted HDU with Stone pillars, stainless steel frame and brackets. All of the lettering and trim is finished with 23 karat gold leaf. Please take a moment to review our site we have posted many photos of our sandblasted signs and other dimensional signs. Thank you.
Glass gilding (gold leaf) on a shop window, at Jack Wills University Outfitters in Charlottesville, Virginia. Designs & Signs installs gold leaf throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. Glass gilding is one of our many specialties.