Gold leaf directly from your gold-beating workshop
Gold (Aurum) has a melting point of 1064°C and is the most important precious metal used in the manufacture of gold leaf. Gold can be alloyed with metals such as silver, copper, palladium and platinum.
A large selection of gold leaf, ranging from 6 to 24 carats
These “blends” result in a large selection of gold leaf colour tones, with highly unique properties. Depending on the components of the alloy, the gold leaf colour tones impress on account of their metallic sheen, and are available in white, yellowish, greenish, citron, reddish or grey shades.
Select the correct leaf gold tone to suit your gilding project
Leaf gold colour tones
The colour tones shown are not “true” colours. Colours will be rendered differently depending on your browser and screen. Would you like to see the “true” gold leaf colour tones?
Order your personal gold leaf colour card.
You specify the gold leaf format – as the manufacturer we are flexible:
Gold leaf formats
All colour tones are available in the following formats
50 mm / 65 mm / 80 mm* / 85 mm / 90 mm / 91,5 mm / 93 mm / 95 mm / 100 mm / 110 mm / 120 mm /
and in rectangular formats on request
*80 mm is the standard format
Gold leaf variant: loose or transfer
Loose – Gold leaf is inserted into a booklet of tissue paper and can only be used in interior spaces. The gold leaf is either applied with a gilding brush directly from the booklet, or can be removed from the booklet using a gilder’s knife and cut to the desired format on a gilding pad. The gold leaf is applied with a gilder’s brush and adhered to the surface that is to be gilded. The following gilding techniques are suitable for gold leaf in the loose variant: oil gilding – gilding size – Architec T 40 – poliment gilding – reverse glass gilding
Transfer – Gold leaf is suitable for interior and exterior gilding (from 23.5 carat). The transfer gold is pressed onto tissue paper and can thus be handled without any problems. Using scissors, the tissue paper, along with the gold leaf, is cut to the desired format. The transfer gold – either complete or cut sheets – is placed onto the substrate, which has been prepared with adhesive and is still slightly tacky, and light pressure is applied. The tissue paper is then removed from the gold leaf and the gilding is brushed over and polished. The following gilding techniques are suitable for gold leaf in the transfer variant: oil gilding – gilding size – Architec T 40 – reverse glass gilding
The gold leaf tissue paper booklets are manufactured in-house by Eytzinger
- Packaging: 25 sheets of gold contained in a tissue paper booklet
- Packing units in books: 25 sheet – 250 sheet – 300 sheet – 500 sheet – other options available
- Special pack sizes for gold leaf available on request (minimum purchase applies): Tissue paper booklet for 1, 3, 5, 6, 9, 10, 12 or 60 sheets
Custom gold leaf colour tones can save you a great deal of time and money when working on a restoration project
For some restoration projects it is worth having a special alloy produced. At this point we should always consider the costs of time-consuming tinting. Tinting is generally an emergency solution and will not necessarily be conducive to future restoration. A matching colour tone will generally save the gilder a great deal of time and money. Talk to us – we will be happy to check regarding feasibility.
Gold leaf prices are daily prices.
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When submitting a query, please state the type, the number of carats, the gold leaf format, the variant (loose or transfer), and the required quantity. All gold leaf Colour tones can be queried with us directly, using the Query function, and you will receive a quotation immediately with the current daily price!
Do you have further questions? We would be happy to help.