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We provide a bespoke gilding service for antiques dealers and private clients.

We gild furniture using the traditional water gilding method, which involves coating the wood with gesso, then bole (clay) which provides the perfect base for gold leaf. We use a variety of different shades and purities of gold to achieve the best results.

We restore damaged gilding on mirrors, picture frames and fine furniture taking great care to match the damaged surface.

We also provide an oil gilding service for metallic surfaces, interior mouldings and finials that are already in place. All work done is completed to the highest possible degree.





Howard Hunt French Polishers