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TO ORDER, please call Steve Martinez at (718) 815-8802, or send a FAX to (718) 720-7027. 
Please choose any of the links below to view the Gold Leaf Company's wide selection of gold leaf accessories.
Sizing  Gilding Tips | Miscellaneous Gilding Supplies
 

Supplies & accessories we offer include:
  • Size (adhesive)
  • Burnish Sealer (primers)
  • Metal Leaf Charts
  • Rabbit Skin Glues
  • Shellac Flakes
  • Gelatins
  • Whiting Gesso
  • Burnishing Clays
  • Rottenstone
  • Gilder's Knife, Pads, Tips
  • Agate Burnisher
  • Ronan Japan Paints
  • Gilder Rouge
  • Kolner Products

Gold Leaf Company, New York: Gold Leaf and Gold Leaf Supplies

Sizing

Size is a type of glue with adhesive qualities for the application of gold leaf.


1 FAST DRY GOLD SIZE (FAST SHOT)

For indoor and out door use!
Fast Dry Gold Size is the perfect product for that rush job. It is easy to apply, reaches tack quickly and produces excellent results. It remains elastic longer than other quick drying size (up to 8 hours after application) providing a long open time for pattern burnishing. Ready to start gilding in 1 hour. Covers 50 sq. feet Oil based.
1SHOT/8   8 oz Can   $24.00

ROLCO SIZE
For indoor and out door use!
The ROLCO formula for gold size, both Quick-Dry and Slow-Set, have been all-time gilder's favorites for over 50 years. Quick-Dry will reach tack in 1 to 3 hours and Slow-Set will be ready to accept leaf overnight or in 10 to 12 hours. Oil based.

1 gal. covers 400 Sq. feet.
1 qt. covers 100 Sq. feet.
1 pint covers 50 Sq. feet.
Quick-Dry GOLD SIZE
1 to 3 Hrs - Clear Synthetic Varnish

 RQ/8           1/2 pt        $20.00
 RQ/P           1 Pint         $30.00
 RQ/Q          Quart          $47.00
 RQ/GAL      Gallon          $165.00
Slow-Set GOLD SIZE
10 - 12 Hrs - Clear Oil

RS/8            1/2 pt        $20.00
RS/P            1 Pint         $30.00
RS/Q           Quart          $47.00
RS/GAL       Gallon          $165.00
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ROLCO BURNISH (PRIMER) - A BASE COLOR BEFORE GILDING
A primer for use with ROLCO and other sizes, ROLCO BURNISH SEALERS produce a high quality, smooth surface for gilding. Ochre, red or grey can produce fault hiding bases or color enhancing undertones. Drives to handle - 1 hour. To recoat - 8 hours. Full cure - 24 hours. Do not apply over latex or waterborne paints. Brush, roller or spray application. Ground shipment only. Oil based. Red or ochre primer is great for gold. Grey primer is good for aluminum leaf. Oil based.

1 Quart covers 125 Square Feet.
1 Pint covers 60 Square Feet.
Rolco Burnish Sealer

RB/P    Ochre 1 Pint    $25.00       
RB/Q    Ochre Quart    $35.00

RBR/P   Red 1 Pint       $25.00
RBR/Q  Red Quart        $35.00

RBG/P   Gray 1 Pint      $25.00
RBG/Q   Gray Quart      $35.00
Gold Leaf Company, New York: Gold Leaf and Gold Leaf Supplies

LeFRANC MIXTON OIL SIZE - Charbonnel
For indoor and out door use!

This is the traditional, clear, natural, oil based size made in France. LeFranc has earned the reputation of being the best oil size available and experienced gilders request LeFranc for their most important projects. Both the 3 hour fast dry and 12 hour slow set mixtures are available in a range of sizes. Ground shipment only. Oil based.

The NEW 12 HOUR No-Lead SIZE has a new formula replacing the traditional 12 hour gilding size used widely by gilders. Preliminary reports indicate 12 Hour no-lead will reach a gilding tack overnight.

250 ml covers 45 square feet
1 liter covers 180 square feet
Three Hour
3/250      250 ml     8.4oz      $25.00
3/1L        1 Liter      33.0oz    $45.00

Twelve Hour (No-Lead)
12H/250    250ml      8.4oz      $25.00
12H/1L      1 Liter    33.9oz      $50.00

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WUNDA SIZE
For indoor use only!

A domestic, water based synthetic size for use on all interior gilding projects. Reaches tack in 15 minutes with an open time for gilding of up to 36 hours.

FOR INDOOR GILDING ONLY!

1 gal. covers 350 Sq. feet
1 qt. covers 90 Sq. feet
WUNDA Size
3010     Quart     $28.00
3000     Gallon    $58.00
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METAL LEAF CHARTS
Hand made color charts of actual leaf samples, oil gilded on white paper. The metal leaf charts indicate the content of copper & zinc for the complete line of metal leaf.

Genuine Gold Charts:
German GCC/MO - $19.00

Italian GCC /IT - $19.00

Set of 2 Genuine Gold Charts - $35.00
Nazionale Metal & Variegated Leaf - Italian
MLC/N $14.00

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Gilding Tips
A gilder's tip is a thin, flat brush used for laying loose gold leaf and picking up loose Goldleaf.
Made of Blue Squirrel.
Made in Germany.

Gold Leaf Company, New York: Gold Leaf and Gold Leaf Supplies    
3½" Classic Gilders Tip $29.00

If your looking for goldleaf embossing tools for leather topped desks. Try this web-site, www.forthillengraving.com


Miscellaneous Gilding Supplies

SHELLAC FLAKES
Shellac flakes are used to seal imitation leaf from tarnishing. Sold in the raw form. Denatured alcohol must be added (not included). Blond is one of the best shellacs to put over imitation gold leaf!

SHO/1 Orange Flakes 1 lb $69.00
SHL/1 Lemon Flakes 1 lb $69.00
SHR/1 Ruby Flakes 1 lb $69.00
SHB/1 Blonde Flakes 1 lb $69.00
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GELATIN GLUE American (for water gilding)
The high quality glue that produces a super burnish. Easy to prepare, this natural glue makes a glue equal in strength to traditional rabbit skin glue, listed below. For mixing instructions, ask for the Santa Fe Formula.

25BG/1 Gelatin Glue 1 lb $35.00
25BG/5 Gelatin Glue 5 lb   $130.00
25BG/10 Gelatin Glue 10 lb $175.00
 
 

ASPHALTUM
The darkening liquids for creating shading effects on gold leaf.
AS 1 Pint Can 25.00

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WHITING GESSO
The finest Florence Rouge(whiting) from Vermont sold in 1, 5, 10, and 20 pound packages for the making of gesso.
CARB3/1 Florence Rouge 1 lb $15.00
CARB3/5 Florence Rouge 5 lb $38.00
CARB3/10 Florence Rouge 10 lb $47.00
CARB3/20 Florence Rough 20 lb $68.00
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RABBIT HIDE GLUE (for gesso)
HG31503/1 1 lb $22.00
HG31503/5 5 lb $65.00
HG31503/10 10 lb $98.00

RABBIT SKIN GLUE - German Fine (for clay and gilder's liquor)
RSG309/1 1 lb $22.00
RSG309/5 5 lb $65.00
RSG309/10 10 lb $98.00

RABBIT SKIN GLUE--German Granulated (for clay and liquor)
RS33503/1 1 lb $22.00
RS33503/5 5 lb $65.00
RS33503/10 10 lb $98.00

GILDER'S ROUGE
The pounce bag rouge powder sold in one pound packages.
GR 1 Pound Package $25.00
Gold Leaf Company, New York: Gold Leaf and Gold Leaf Supplies
GILDED URN
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GAMBOGE
A yellow resin for rinsing shellac sold in one ounce packages.
GAM/1 1 Ounce Package $25.00


BURNISHING CLAY - Bole
An exceptional gilded surface is a direct result of the application of the finest gilder's bole. Our selection of clays include the prime burnishing clays from Germany, Italy, France and Canada in both dry cone and premixed (dissolved in water) forms. All of these burnishing clays must be mixed with glue before applying.

Selhamin Clay (DRY) - Poliment - German
German Selhamin burnishing clays are available in both the dry cone and premixed forms. The dry cone clay is packaged in the two listed sizes. Add the appropriate code to the item number when ordering.

Code Description 1 kg
Code/K
3355D Piedmont Red Dry Cone $70.00
3360D Ligurian Yellow Dry Cone $70.00
3370D Calabrian Black Dry Cone $70.00
3375D Campanian Gray Dry Cone $70.00
3380D Umbrian White Dry Cone $70.00
3365D Latium (dark) Blue Dry Cone (NEW) $95.00
3390D Amalfi (light) Blue Cone (NEW) $95.00
3330D Venetian Green Cone (NEW) $70.00
3340D Apuilan Pink Cone (NEW) $70.00

Selhamin Clay (PREMIXED) - Poliment - German
German Selhamin burnishing clays are available in both the dry cone and premixed forms. The premixed is only available in the 1kg size. Add the appropriate code to the item number when ordering. (Note: You MUST add Rabbit Skin Glue)

Code Description 1 kg
Code/K
3355P/K Piedmond Red Premixed $65.00
3360P/K Ligurian Yellow Premixed $65.00
3370P/K Celebrian Black Premixed $65.00
3375P/K Campanian Gray Premixed $65.00
3380P/K Umbrian White Premixed $65.00
3365P/K Latium Blue Premixed (NEW) $85.00
3390P/K Amalfi Blue Premixed (NEW) $85.00


LeFranc Clay - French
LeFranc burnishing clay is available in the three traditional colors, premixed with water in 750 ml.
Gold Leaf Company, New York: Gold Leaf and Gold Leaf Supplies
3155/L Red Premixed
1 Liter
$50.00
3160/L Yellow Premixed
1 Liter
$50.00
3170/L Black Premixed
1 Liter
$50.00
Gold Leaf Company, New York: Gold Leaf and Gold Leaf Supplies
GILDED CHAIR
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KOLNER PRODUCTS MADE IN GERMANY

KOLNER INSTA-CLAY
A single process base for water gilding, Insta-Clay eliminates the need for glue, gesso and bole. Developed by Kolner-GlanzGol-Gund to meet the demands of the commercial producer of gilded objects, Insta-Clay is used to prepare moldings and other items for gilding. This new process replaces the comple and labor intensive steps associated with traditional water gilding. No need to add rabbitskin glue.

Insta-Clay is a cost effective, sprayable, water soluble acrylic resin with pigments, producing excellent results on a wide range of gilding projects.The high solids content guarantees excellent coverage when applied with a low pressure sprayer. Gold and silver leaf are applied using standard techniques of water gilding. The COLNASOL GEL SIZE makes the appropriate gilder's liquor for water gilding over Insta-Clay.

ColorSizeCode Price
RedQuart
Gallon
ICR/Q
ICR/GAL
$35.00
$110.00
Ocher Quart
Gallon
ICO/Q
ICO/GAL
$35.00
$110.00
Black Quart
Gallon
ICS/Q
ICS/GAL
$35.00
$110.00
White Quart
Gallon
ICC/Q
ICC/GAL
$35.00
$110.00
KOLNER WATER GILDING SYSTEM - Kolner Burnishing Clay
The Kolner Burnishing Clays are made from the finest English clays and are used at room temperature. Unlike traditional clays (bole), they are pre-mixed and there is no need to add glue or adhesives. Colors can be mixed with each other to create additional shades.

B   Normal Red - Traditional Terra Cotta color
C   White - for mising with MIXOL Universal tint
E   Blue - Subdued light blue color
O  Ocher - Traditional Yellow Bole color
S   Black - A base for silver or white gold

Size Code Price
500 ml (16.9 oz) KB_/500 $90.00
1 Liter (33.9 oz) KB_/L $120.00
INSTACOLL GILDING SYSTEM - Super Shine
Instacoll is a revolutionary system for interior leafing with gold and silver leaf. A Super Shine or mirror gloss finish is achieved without agate burnishing.

Improved Instacoll is a 2-part system with an unlimited open gilding time. After Instacoll has dried completely, apply the Activator to the area ready for gilding. Let dry and apply the leaf. The ultimate mirror gloss is obtained when gilding on a completely smooth surface with patent leaf.

New Instacoll
[STEP 1: Let Dry.]
Clear Yellow Size Price
INC/100 INY/100 100ml $29.00
INC/500 INY/500 500ml $100.00
INC/L INY/L 1 L $190.00

Instacoll Activator [STEP 2: Do a little gilding at a time.]
Code Size Price
INA/100 100ml $25.00
INA/500 500ml $50.00
INA/L 1 L $95.00

COLNASIZE CONCENTRATE
An easily prepared size/adhesive for the adhesion of gold and silver leaf to Kolner Insta-Clay and Burnishing Clays. Dissolve one measured teaspoon in two cups of luke warm tap water to make a gilder's liquor.

Size Code Price
2.25 oz bottle COL/2 $20.00

Gold Leaf Company, New York: Gold Leaf and Gold Leaf Supplies
Rottenstone
ROTTENSTONE
Decomposed limestone used for polishing metals and distressing water gilded surfaces to reveal bole and lay-lines. The grey color makes it a desirable antiquing dust. (For antiquing picture frame corners)


RS/500 500 grams (17.6 oz) $15.00

GELATIN GLUE SIZE (GLASS GILDING
)
Platinum white gelatin sheets are the alternate to 00 gelatin capsules. Each sheet is embossed with 80 diamonds. A two-diamond section is equal to one 00 gelatin capsule, and when placed in one half pint of water, it will make an average strength batch of gelatin glue size.
black vase

GE/K 1 Kilogram Box $110.00
GE/500 1/2 Kilogram Box $60.00
GE/10 10 Sheets $13.00

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Gold Leaf Company, New York: Gold Leaf and Gold Leaf Supplies
The Gilder's Pad, Gilder's Knife, Gilder's Tip & Agate Burnisher.

GILDER'S MOP
This brush is used to dust skewings from a gilded surface - $15.00.


GILDER'S KNIFE
A gilder's knife is used for cutting loose leaf.
GK/DR Double edge with round tip 5 1/2" blade $75.00
GK/S Single edge with square tip 5 1/2" blade $50.00
GK/DF Double edge with square tip 5 1/2" blade $50.00

burnishers

AGATE BURNISHERS
Made in Germany.
Agate burnisher is made from a small
piece of agate.

Rub over water-gilded surfaces to obtain
a high shine.


Agates are used for water gilding.

Burnisher Number Price
Number 22 $42.00
Number 19 $42.00
Number 15 $49.00
Number 30 $49.00
Number 17 $43.00
Number 13 $42.00
Number 11- fine point
(not shown)
$42.00
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GILDER'S PAD
Used for laying leaf.

GP/K Plain 6 x 6" American W/O Shield $45.00
GP/A Custom 6 x 9" American W/O Shield $135.00
GP/S Standard 6 x 10" American W/ Paper Shield $110.00
GP/AS Custom 6 x 9" American W/ Parchment Shield $169.00
GP/D Deluxe 7 x 91/2" Italian W/O Shield $105.00
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RONAN SUPERFINE JAPAN COLOR
Gold Leaf Company, New York: Gold Leaf and Gold Leaf Supplies Japan colors are finely ground, lead free, flat, quick drying, paste colors. used by sign painters as a fine lettering paint when a flat finish is desired. Decorative painting applications include lettering, striping, stenciling or for making antiquing or graining glazes and stains. They are ideal toners for flat paints and may be added to oil based gloss paints to create a semi-gloss finish. Dries to handle - 2 hours; to recoat - 8 hours. Full cure - 24 hours. Brush, roller or spray application.

Great for antiquing imitation goldleaf & aluminum leaf.


1/2 PINT PRICE DESCRIPTION QUART PRICE
J421 $13.00 American Vermillion L - -
J354 $11.00 Burnt Sienna - -
J355 $11.00 Burnt Umber - -
J319 $15.00 Chrome Yellow LL - -
J320 $15.00 Crhome Yellow L - -
J321 $15.00 Chrome Yellow M J321/Q $39.00
J322 $15.00 Chrome Yellow O - -
J310 $15.00 Cobalt Blue - -
J313 $15.00 C.P. Greem M - -
J316 $15.00 C.P. Green L - -
J388 $15.00 C.P. Green D - -
J306 $11.00 Dropblack C J306/Q $25.00
J3787 $11.00 Flake White J3787/Q $25.00
J691 $11.00 French Zinc White J691/Q $25.00
J328 $11.00 French Yellow Ocher - -
J434 $11.00 Liberty Red M - -
J3836 $11.00 Permanent Blue - -
J3754 $11.00 Poster Red - -
J350 $11.00 Prussian Blue J350/Q $25.00
J305 $11.00 Refined Lampblack J305/Q $25.00
J358 $11.00 Raw Sienna J358/Q $25.00
J359 $11.00 Raw Umber J359/Q $25.00
J3615 $11.00 Solid Covering Lampblack - -
JBL $11.00 Ultramarine Blue - -
J363 $11.00 Van Dyke Brown - -
J441 $11.00 Venetian Red - -
- - Bulletin Blue J507/Q $29.00
       Please call (718) 815-8802 for prices. To place an order, click here or call.

Phone:
(718) 815-8802 Steve Martinez

Fax:
(718) 720-7027

E-mail:
info@goldleafcompany.com

Web Site
www.goldleafcompany.com

Hours of Operation
Monday through Sunday
9:00AM EST to 5:00PM EST

Payment Terms
C.O.D., Money Orders, Business & Personal Checks, Wire Transfers

Shipping
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The Gold Leaf Company
Steve Martinez
27 Fort Place, 2nd floor . Staten Island, NY 10301 . (718) 815-8802 (phone) (718) 720.7027 (fax)
The Gold Leaf Company welcomes your inquires by email, phone & fax.
Please detail your gilding requirements in your correspondence.

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