GOLD: Gilding History and Techniques

GOLD: Gilding History and Techniques

By: Kirsten Beuster (author)Paperback

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Description

Gold has always inspired great fascination among mankind as proven by the golden treasures of ancient Egypt and the Inca Empire. This lavishly illustrated work begins with a cultural outline of the sacred and worldly significance of gold. It features the history of gold crafting and demonstrates the most important techniques of gilding. The technical details of the gilders art are shown in hundreds of detailed studio photographs. Gilded objects include antique-inspired mirror frames and a multitude of modern objects. This book introduces the practical use of costly gold materials and opens ones eyes to the significance of gilded objects, past and present. It welcomes artists to explore gilding as a technique and invites everyone to appreciate the mysteries of gold.

About Author

Kirsten Beuster is a historian and teacher who is a master gilder in Hamburg, Germany. Her emphasis is on the combination of art, artistic handicraft, and scientific work.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780764328725
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 111
  • ID: 9780764328725
  • weight: 700
  • ISBN10: 0764328727

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