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period decoration : oil gilding

gilding by specialist decorators catching the light in period room

    drawing room embellished with gold leaf

The traditional specialist decorators finish of oil gilding has been applied to various elements of this period interior and extant elements of water gilding patinated. Pure gold applied in the form of oil or water gilding has for centuries been used for the embellishment of decorative elements. Diverse shades and colours of gold leaf are commercially available. The use of gilding can add a sense of opulence and distinction to a period interior, and where applied can usefully pick out architectural elements. Gold leaf is also available in a variety of colours.
Private client London U.K.