Gilding or Gilt Cream is a mixture of bronze powders mixed into a paste wax with a little turpentine. They are available in different metallic colours. The surface should be sealed first - there are suggestions on the data sheet. Paste wax or beeswax is also suitable. The creams can be applied thickly or wiped on with a finger for a translucent metallic sheen.

  • Bronze powders are very versatile:
  • Push gently onto prepared water based gold size with a soft brush for a dense metallic finish
  • Mix into solvent based varnish to make a metallic paint.
  • Combine with wax to make gilt cream.
  • All products based on bronze powders will tarnish and should be sealed. Use a top coat of wax, varnish or shellac as appropriate.



Liberon Gilt Cream

A solvent based cream for gilding effects

  • Use to retouch damaged gilding or to gild new surfaces
  • Easy to use
  • All colours are intermixable
  • Solvent based

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Liberon Iron Paste

A black paste suited to interior metalwork

  • Drying time: minimum 4 hours
  • Ideal for use when renovating cast iron fire places and surrounds
  • Suitable for use on wrought iron
  • Reduces the possibility of rusting
  • Does not flake off
  • Bakes itself onto the surface
  • Can be buffed to a high shine

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