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 blue colored pattern. Then, the Variegated Gold Leaf is heat-treated to create a stronger blue gold leaf.
The Variegated Gold Leaf Sheets come in square 5 1/2″ (14cm) sheets, and 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 a variegated metal leaf sheets, composition leaf, and Dutch Leafs, sometimes it is mistakenly called verigated gold leaf but this is an incorrect spelling. 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.
What is a variegated leaf?
Variegated leaf is a substitute gold leaf product, which exhibits different colors to be base copper material. The patterns of color are irregular streaks and patches which make up a vivid and eye-catching design. In this product, the predominant secondary color is blue but is also available in Green and Red.