Our Variegated Gold Leaf is an imitation product meaning they DO NOT contain any gold. The base material has been chemically treated to generate a varied colored pattern. Then, the Variegated Gold Leaf is heat-treated to strengthen the varying color patterns.
The Variegated Gold Leaf comes in square 5 1/2″ (14cm) sheets. Products come in either 25, 100, or 500 sheets depending upon your preference. Each sheet is approximately 1 micron thick.
Our Variegated Gold Leaf products are a Multi-Purpose gilding leaf that can be applied to all kinds of materials like wood, ceramic, glass, metal, paper, fabric, plastic, polyresin, etc.
The Variegated Gold Leaf can be used for industrial purposes, including Interior Decoration, Renovation, Picture Framing. For the hobbyist, uses can include gilding vases, and ceramic ornaments, Furniture restoration, Wall motifs, Scribe and Scrolls, Scrapbooking, Cards, Picture framing, Artison handicrafts.
Variegated Gold Leaf is also known as composition leaf and Dutch Leafs. They are used as a substitute for GENUINE GOLD leaves. Please note the leaves contain copper and will oxidize when exposed to air, especially in humid and heated areas. After application, it is necessary to coat the finished product with a coating to prevent it from oxidizing