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Gilding crafts glorious effects with gold and silver in over 40 step-by-step ideas and projects by Liz Wagstaff

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Written in English


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A comprehensive practical course on gilding with gold, silver and metals; a contemporary, imaginative approach to an age-old craft. It features: how to gild furniture; make an antique-effect gold urn; produce shimmering frames; and create fabulous decorative items, from flower pots to gilded shells.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementLiz Wagstaff
The Physical Object
Pagination160 pages
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26922920M
ISBN 101908991127
ISBN 109781908991126

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