Lifestyle

Gold Leafing On furniture

Gold- The most desired and the most difficult to get atleast these days considering the shooting prices.Gold leafing is a technique of using thin gold sheets set by heat and then transformed on furniture to enhance its intricate carving and design.It is widely used but still exclusive. Only few can afford !

Seeing today’s trends of high living and maintaining luxurious lifestyle many people are opting for this art in few areas of their house, offices and hotels.

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Read below for detail- Reference Wikipedia

 

Gold leaf is gold that has been hammered into extremely thin sheets and is often used for gilding. Gold leaf is available in a wide variety of karats and shades. 22-karat yellow gold is the most commonly used.

Layering gold leaf over a surface is called gold leafing or gilding. Traditional water gilding is the most difficult and highly regarded form of gold leafing. It has remained virtually unchanged for hundreds of years and is still done by hand.

 

 

Gold Leafed DinningTable
Gold Leafed Dinning Table

 

Thin Gold Sheet
Thin Gold Sheet

 

With the change and rise in the income of urban middle class , hiring interior designers for home decor has increased alot. Many people living in metros , opt for luxury furniture, furnishing and appliances.Gold leafing is  catching really fast as  it shouts LUXURY WITH CLASS.

HeavyGold Upholstered Chair
Heavy Gold Upholstered Chair

 

Modern Table In Gold leafing
Modern Table In Gold leafing

 

Classic Combination Of Gold Leaf With Ivory
Classic Combination Of Gold Leaf With Ivory

 

Though gold leafing can be done in combination with any color but white, black and ivory are the most common and classic. These colors let the gold element shout with comfort and sophistication.

Heart Shaped Back Chair In Gold Leafing
Heart Shaped Back Chair In Gold Leafing

 

Classic Ivory
Classic Ivory

 

Go Gold !

 

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