Case Studies

  1. Custom made Ducatti Motorcycle gilded with 24ct Gold Leaf

    Custom made Ducatti Motorcycle gilded with 24ct Gold Leaf
    Custom made Ducatti Motorcycle, which has had it’s body work gilded using 24ct Gold Leaf that has been applied by hand in order to create an attractive finish.  
  2. Rob Oldfield Designs – York Open Studios

    Rob Oldfield Designs – York Open Studios
    Rob has over 35 years industry experience since graduating from Leeds Polytechnic in 1976.  He possesses a wealth of practical experience, having designed and installed displays for clients such as English Heritage, the RNLI and the National Trust and has created signage for Bettys Tea Shops, Taylors Tea and L’Occitane. Rob is a museum technician and art handler, a signwriter specialising...
  3. The Queen’s Piano made with 24ct Gold Leaf

    The Queen’s Piano made with 24ct Gold Leaf
    The piano was built in 1856 by the firm S & P Erard , For Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, This elaborately decorated instrument by Erard was intended as a showpiece for the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace. The gilded case is decorated in the French early eighteenth-century style with cherub. The piano is gilded with 24ct Gold Leaf has...
  4. A Gold Bulletin back from 1979....featuring my father Eric Stonehouse as a Gold Beater

    A Gold Bulletin back from 1979....featuring my father Eric Stonehouse as a Gold Beater
    A Gold Bulletin back from 1979....featuring my father Eric Stonehouse as a Gold Beater.  The Stonehouse family have been beating gold leaf since 1936, with Eric my Father being the first family member to work at his uncles firm – Smiths the Goldbeaters of Bridge Street, Manchester, both before and after the Second World War. He later worked for Cecil...
  5. It’s been our great privilege and pleasure over the last couple of days to host our business friends and partners from Japan, Akari Hori, Masayuki Sou and Takehiko Okamoto

    It’s been our great privilege and pleasure over the last couple of days to host our business friends and partners from Japan, Akari Hori, Masayuki Sou and Takehiko Okamoto
    It’s been our great privilege and pleasure over the last couple of days to host our business friends and partners from Japan, Akari Hori, Masayuki Sou and Takehiko Okamoto who produce some amazing products that we now sell and are constantly looking forward to new and Innovative products in the future.   Japan is an excellence in its own right...
  6. The Gold State Coach belonging to the Royal household.

    The Gold State Coach belonging to the Royal household.
    The Gold State Coach is an enclosed, eight horse-drawn carriage used by the Royal family since 1768.It has been used at the coronation of every monarch since George IV. It is now 250 years old, this and it weighs over 4 tonnes. The coach is 24 feet long and twelve feet high.  It is gilded using Gold Leaf and it features painted panels...
  7. Wrights of Lymm Ltd are thrilled to announce our newest member of staff Donna Gray.

    Wrights of Lymm Ltd are thrilled to announce our newest member of staff Donna Gray.
    Wrights of Lymm Ltd are thrilled to announce our newest member of staff Donna Gray. She has worked for majority of her career in Sales and Customers Services with Avios which is part of British Airways and has previously worked in the Banking industry. Donna has a wealth of experience with customers relations and Accounts Management We welcome Donna and...
  8. Pedroni Cycles 24ct Gold Leaf Bike.

    Pedroni Cycles 24ct Gold Leaf Bike.
    Pedroni Cycles is celebrating 20 years of bike frame manufacturing, by producing 20 special edition Lupo Carbon Gara enduro bikes , The carbon fibre frame of the Bikes has been gilded with 24ct Gold Leaf. Each small piece of 24ct Gold Leaf has been placed onto the Bikes by hand in order to make sure that each of the bikes...
  9. Spot the difference….100 Years of Traditional Signwriting

    Spot the difference….100 Years of Traditional Signwriting
    Professional Signwriter and Long-standing friend of Wrights of Lymm Stefan Newington has perfectly replicated this painting 100 years after the original was created using the very same traditional signwriting methods and techniques, proving that the art form of traditional signwriting is still going strong in 2019. The sign was painted using both One Shot and Wright-it signwriting enamels.    
  10. Dyson Hairdryer featuring 23.75ct Gold Leaf

    Dyson Hairdryer featuring 23.75ct Gold Leaf
    Dyson have launched The Dyson Supersonic hair dryer that has been created using 23.75ct Gold Leaf. The Dyson Supersonic features a ring of Gold Leaf. The Gold Leaf has been applied to the hair dryer by hand using traditional gilding techniques. In order to make sure that the Gold Leaf retains its lustre it has not been lacquered. The Dyson...

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