Gilding – is a decorative technique for applying a fine layer of gold to a solid surface, such as wood, plaster, stone or metal. It can be used in both Historic and Contemporary schemes. Various metals can be used such as Gold, White Gold, Palladium, Moon Gold etc. The metal can be left natural or distressed to give the appearance of aging, or lacquered for protection.

Water Gilding – is traditionally used on Mirrors and Furniture, to create a mirror finish.