Case Studies

  1. Reproducing Louis XV by Glen Beckford Frames

    Reproducing Louis XV by Glen Beckford Frames
    We at Glen Beckford Frames were asked by a very prestigious client of ours to reproduce a sample of a Louis XV frame for a painting by a prominent French artist. Louis XV frames are exquisitely carved and gilded picture frames from the period 1723-1774. They have highly decorated and strong corners with empty plain spaces of moulding to give...
  2. 23.5ct Loose & Transfer Gold Leaf, Seconds

    23.5ct Loose & Transfer Gold Leaf, Seconds
    Whilst stocks last, we have some seconds of 23.5ct Loose and Transfer Gold Leaf, 80mm x 80mm, 25 Leaves per book. The leaves are slightly imperfect as per the photograph below and are going for an incredible price of just £9.35 for the loose leaf and £9.95 for the transfer leaf.  Order on our website today by finding them under...
  3. Janusz Chyrowski, London

    Janusz Chyrowski, London
    Janusz Chyrowski gilder, master craftsman, Continues the family tradition in gilding craft.  Started in 1987 as an apprentice in his father's gilding, carving & restoration workshop. In 1997 diplomed as a Master of Gilding Craft.1999-2005 head of examiners in gilding craft for journeymen and masters at The Lower Silesian Chamber of Crafts in Wroclaw, Poland.  Since 2005 based in London UK.  Works  freelance for bespoke furniture makers, fine picture restorers & framers, antique...
  4. TITIAN STUDIO, LONDON

    TITIAN STUDIO, LONDON
    We have had the pleasure of working with Rod, Madeline and the team at Titian Studio for a number of years, supplying them with Gold Leaf for some remarkable gilding projects.  The gilding and decorating of large and medium scale projects remains an important part of their business. They employ the best techniques and craftspeople to work on a 20...
  5. ESCODA PIPE OVERGRAINER, LOCK SQUARE EDGE

    ESCODA PIPE OVERGRAINER, LOCK SQUARE EDGE
    Wrights of Lymm Ltd are proud to stock some of the finest quality brushes made by Escoda in Spain.  We are now stocking their Pipe Overgrainers.  An Overgrainer is used to create the shaped heart grain found in hardwoods such as mahogany, maple, and walnut. These brushes are available in No.21, N.24, No.27 and No.30 and can be find in...
  6. KEN PITHOUSE, MODEL MAKER

    KEN PITHOUSE, MODEL MAKER
    Ken Pithouse, a customer of Wrights of Lymm has always painted his models with gold paint where required but has never been happy with the results(the gold never really hardens and goes black wherever you've handled it).  He bought Hellers 1/76 La Reale De France and since it had so much gold on it he thought how can I get a...
  7. NOVEMBER SPECIAL OFFER

    NOVEMBER SPECIAL OFFER
    For month of November receive 5% discount on all Polyvine Products, quoting POLY5 at checkout
  8. IDENTIFYING MARBLE, JACQUES DUBARRY DE LASSALE

    IDENTIFYING MARBLE, JACQUES DUBARRY DE LASSALE
    Illustrated by Sylvie Barco (illustrator). First Printing. Publisher's full orange cloth, brown lettering on spine and cover. Profusely illustrated with over 150 extremely high-quality photographs of marble samples. This remarkable work represents major research into marble and its uses, and presents over 150 photographic samples of the most-used marbles, each of which is faithfully represented. Preface by Marie Anne Sire...
  9. SIGNCRAFT MAGAZINE - BACK ISSUES

    SIGNCRAFT MAGAZINE - BACK ISSUES
    Until stocks last we currently have some back issues of Signcraft Magazines at just £3.95 per copy !!   Issues still available - Mar/Apr 2013 May/June 2013 July/Aug 2013 Sept/Oct 2013 Nov/Dec 2013 Jan/Feb 2014 Mar/Apr 2014 July/Aug 2014 Jan/Feb 2015 Mar/Apr 2015 May/June 2015 July/Aug 2015   These can be found in Special Offers on our website or you...
  10. THE RITZ HOTEL LONDON BY MR RAYMOND HORNE, KENT

    THE RITZ HOTEL LONDON BY MR RAYMOND HORNE, KENT
    Having already worked on The Ritz Hotel, London gilding the canopy to the VIP entrance in our 23.5ct Gold Leaf, which is only ever opened for a member of the Royal Family.  Mr Raymond Horne has been asked to return to gild another canopy attached to The Ritz Hotel, again in our 23.5ct Gold Leaf.  It is always a pleasure...

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