Angel Gilding Kit
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Angel Gilding Kit

Price per Unit (piece): $279.00


Angel Gilding is the chemical deposition of gold on glass backed with a layer of silver. This alternative to gold leaf gilding was invented by James Pratt in 1885 and named by Rick Glawson of Fine Gold Signs in 1988. Angel Gilding deposits a layer of 24 karat gold on glass in one-quarter the time for about one-half the cost of gold leaf, as many sign painters have discovered. Hundreds of Historic Chicago Bungalows have Angel Gilding in their stained glass windows. Frank Lloyd Wright used it in many of his designs, including the windows of his now-demolished Imperial Hotel in Tokyo, Japan. If you can make a Silver Mirror you can make a gold mirror. Our Angel Gilding Kit contains enough pure gold to gild 16 square feet of glass. Backing the translucent gold layer with silver makes the gold brilliant, opaque and affordable. Our Master Tool Kit includes silvering solutions. Replacement silver solutions are available on our Replacement supplies page.
Angel Gilding Kit:
- 250 ml each of gold, activator and reducer
- two dispenser bottles
- 50 ml measuring cylinder 279.00 each