Definition of gold leaf in English:

gold leaf

Syllabification: gold leaf

noun

  • Gold that has been beaten into a very thin sheet, used in gilding.
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    • Participants will prepare a panel or wall which they will work on over several days and will learn how to prepare paints, pigments, and gold leaf for application and ornament.
    • Two final works from the Glassell collection are wood carvings covered with gold paint rather than gold leaf.
    • All three statues use a layer of lacquer between the wood and the exterior coat of gold leaf or pigment.

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