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  1. Ceramic Vases gilded with 24ct Gold Leaf

    Ceramic Vases gilded with 24ct Gold Leaf
    Homemade and hand painted White Ceramic vases gilded with 24ct Gold Leaf, 24ct Gold Leaf is available on our website on the following page.  https://www.stonehouses.co.uk/gold-imitation-leaf/gold-leaf.html  
  2. Traditional Japanese Art Work gilded using Gold Leaf

    Traditional Japanese Art Work gilded using Gold Leaf
    The striking Kano School Old and Young Bamboo, another pair of six-panel screens, from around 1640 – 1650, features ground-breaking design elements of the early 17th century Kano School: rather than show nature in full, the artist crops the tops and bottoms of some of the trees to create a tensile and dynamic composition. An overlay of gold leaf at...
  3. September Newsletter

    September Newsletter
  4. The Winchester Bible featuring Gold Leaf

    The Winchester Bible featuring Gold Leaf
    Using a goose feather quill, a solitary scribe spent four years writing the words in Latin on the skins of 250 calves, before six artists began sumptuous illuminations using gold leaf and lapis lazuli from Afghanistan. Although it was never quite finished, the Winchester Bible finally weighed in at the medieval equivalent of 32kg.  
  5. Traditional Byzantine Icon painting techniques - by Peter Murphy

    Traditional Byzantine Icon painting techniques - by Peter Murphy
    Kent based icon painter Peter Murphy travelled to Calgary in Canada in the first week of August to teach a group from SAGA , the Sacred Arts Guild of Alberta, traditional Byzantine Icon painting techniques. The course was held at St Stephens Ukrainian Church and was a huge success, thanks largely, according to Peter, to the excellent quality loose and...
  6. New Church Organ gilded using 23ct Gold Leaf

    New Church Organ gilded using 23ct Gold Leaf
    New Church Organ gilded using 23ct Gold Leaf, the new organ was not completely built from scratch from recycle equipment from the previous organ for use in the new instrument. The old pipes were refurbished and re-installation in the new organ. The new organ features hand carved wood ornamentation that is then gilded using 23ct gold leaf.    
  7. It’s with great sadness we learnt today, the passing of Robin Abbey

    It’s with great sadness we learnt today, the passing of Robin Abbey in Edinburgh on Saturday 17th August .   Robin has been not only a customer of Wrights of Lymm for 50 plus years, he has also been a good friend, a great exponent of the craft of signwriting and a gentle, gentleman to deal with.  All at Wrights...
  8. Vintage Van restoration using both 23ct Gold Leaf and One-Shot Paint

    Vintage Van restoration using both 23ct Gold Leaf and One-Shot Paint
    Vintage Van custom paint work restoration using both one shot paint and 23ct Gold Leaf , both One Shot Paint and Gold Leaf are available now on our website. https://www.stonehouses.co.uk/gold-imitation-leaf/gold-leaf.html https://www.stonehouses.co.uk/branded-products/one-shot-products/one-shot-gloss-signwriting-enamels-oil-based.html  
  9. Japanese Folding Screen Restoration using Gold Leaf and Silver Leaf

    Japanese Folding Screen Restoration using Gold Leaf and Silver Leaf
    A pair of lost Japanese folding screens portraying the 1614 winter campaign of the Siege of Osaka have been brought back to life after painstaking work to reproduce them, including their original colours, using digital technology and an artisanal touch. The restored artefact is a left-and-right pair of six-panel folding screens. The two painted sections are about 6 meters wide...
  10. August Newsletter

    August Newsletter

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