Gold roll – the smart way to quickly gild lines and surfaces
Have you ever had narrow shapes that you’ve needed to gild hundreds of metres of? There are many situations where gold roll makes the job of gilding considerably easier, as it is just like “transfer gold” in roll form. For this purpose, 205 sheets of gold leaf in 105 x 105 mm format, are placed on a paper roll with a slight overlap. The finished roll is 21 m long and is known as the parent roll. We cut the parent roll to your desired width: from 10 mm to a maximum of 100 mm
Gold leaf in a smaller format, tailored to your project
Do you plan to gild a large surface? Does your client want the leaf to be visible on the gilded surface? We can produce special rolls for you in smaller gold leaf formats such as 80 x 80 mm, 90 x 90 mm, or other sizes.
The smart way to work with gold roll
Gold roll should ideally be handled by two people. One person holds the paper holder over the object, while the other person lets it unroll by guiding it between their fingers and simultaneously pressing the gold onto the surface – which has been prepared with Mixtion or another medium. Hundreds of metres can be gilded in no time using gold roll. Gilding aids for gold roll that are available on the market are in most cases a hindrance and are inefficient for gilding. This is where true craftsmanship really pays off.
Gold roll – standard widths and special widths
- Gold roll is available in widths from 10 mm to 100 mm.
10 mm, 20 mm, 25 mm, 30 mm, 40 mm, 50 mm, 75 mm and 100 mm
- Special widths of gold roll:
Of course, we can also cut to any width from 10 mm to 100 mm for you. Please get in touch.