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.
Glass gilding at John Logan House in Washington, DC. This historical renovation was completed in 2012. This is geniune traditional gilded lettering, applied by hand, just as one would find on any such property many years ago. Designs & Signs offers a variety of gold leaf signs and services. We also restore historical gold leaf […]
Gold leaf restoration by Designs & Signs. Brendon Brandon restores an antique fire coach to it’s original glory. The genuine 23 karat gold leaf and outline is carefully applied by hand.
Gold leaf transom numbers 1110 (glass gilding) in Washington, DC. Designs & Signs installs many genuine gold leaf address numbers in Washington, DC and the surrounding areas. First the black outline is painted onto the interior surface of the glass. 23 karat gold leaf sheet is laid by hand, and then the gold is backed […]
Glass gilding, gold leaf transom numbers on antique glass in Washington, DC. The genuine 23 karat gold leaf is applied by hand. The black outline and or shadow is painted. The gold is also backed up from behind with protective black backing paint. With proper care these gold leaf numbers will last a life time.
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.