Gilding in all its glory

Like a magpie you are attracted to gold and glitter, with Gedeo gilds and finishes you don't have to go looking for it, whatever you touch turns to gold.
With its gilding waxes, gilding liquids, gold leaf and finishes for subtler effects this range has all you need to play at Midas. 

Produit
Gédéo gloss varnish

The Gedeo gloss varnish is based on highly resistant and transparent acrylic resin. It protects the decorations and preserves the sparkle and intensity of colours.

Gedeo mat varnish

The Gedeo mat varnish is based on highly resistant and transparent acrylic resin. It protects the decorations and preserves the sparkle and intensity of colours.

A package of 12 mirror effect metal leaves - blue

A package of 12 mirror effect metal leaves - blue

A package of 12 mirror effect metal leaves - green

A package of 12 mirror effect metal leaves - green

A package of 12 mirror effect metal leaves - red

A package of 12 mirror effect metal leaves - red

Gilding waxes

Gilding waxes are very fine metal particles, coated with a binder of wax. The combination of patinating bases and gilding waxes creates a rich range of classical or contemporary patinas.

Guilding Liquids

Guilding Liquids are metal powder suspended in a transparent varnish. Fine and precious, brushed on gilding gives a refined touch to your decorative objects.

The bases

The bases are used as undercoat in combination with the gilding waxes. They block the pores, isolate the surface and improve the adherence. By polishing the wax, you can create patinas.

gold leaves

Aluminum leaves rendering a gold or silver effect. They are easily applied using a water-based glue called gilding paste.

Guilding Paste

Guilding Paste is a ready-to-use preparation to glue on the gold leaves.

Verdigris patina

With the Verdigris patina system it is extremely easy to reproduce the beautiful bronze or copper oxidation effects.

Ageing Patina

Ageing Patina is specially recommended to provide a finish for gold leaf work, ageing patina can be used to create the depth and warmth produced through time.

Guilding Wax

The Guilding Wax and Liquid Thinner is suitable for thinning the gilding waxes and making them creamier. Also used to remove the gilding waxes and liquids from the tools.

The Fixative is a solvant-based varnish

The Fixative is a solvant-based varnish, that protects and fixes the verdigris patina.

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Gilding leaves on wooden bowl

Propriétés

Gilding waxes

5 colours in 30ml jar, made of very fine metal particles, coated with a binder of wax and acrylic resin.  The combination of the patina bases and gilding waxes creates a rich range of classical or contemporary patinas.  Suitable for all types of surfaces: wood, plaster, cardboard, glass, metal, etc.

Gilding Liquids

Metal powder suspended in a transparent varnish.  Fine and precious, brushed on gilding gives a refined touch to your decorative objects.

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Patina bases

The bases are used as undercoat in combination with the gilding waxes.  They block the pores, isolate the surface and improve the adherence of the gild.  By polishing the wax, you can create patinas.

Gilding Leaves

Gédéo gilding leaves are made of copper or aluminum for a gold or silver finish.  They are easily applied using a glue called gilding paste.

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Gilding Paste

Ready-to-use preparation to glue on the gilding leaves. Suitable for use on, all clean and dry surfaces.

Verdigris Patina System

With the Verdigris Patina system it is very easy to reproduce the beautiful bronze or copper oxidation effects. This system consists of a bronze undercoat and a verdigris oxidant.  It is suitable on all types of surfaces.

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Gilding Wax and Liquid Thinner

It is suitable for thinning the gilding waxes and making them more creamy. It is also used to clean the waxes and liquids from the tools.

Finish Varnish Gloss/Matte

The matte and gloss varnishes are based with a very resistant and transparent acrylic resin. They protect the decorations while preserving the brightness and intensity of the colours.

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Ageing Patina

Especially recommended to provide a finish to gilding leaves, ageing patina can reproduce the warm tone and deep patina effect produced through time.

Verdigris Patina Fixative

Solvent-based varnish,  protects and fixes the verdigris patina.

Application

Gilding Leaves

Recommended especially for finishing.  Apply Gédéo’s gilding paste using a brush on the clean and dry object  (wood, plaster, glass, metal, cardboard ...). Let stand for 15 minutes.Then put the gilding leaf on the object and brush it gently with a very soft brush.  According to the shape of the surface, work with the leaf pieces.Then polish with a cotton cloth. If spots are left on the object, repeat the process over. Protect the work of the oxidation with a varnish. Apply by brushing on, the aging patina on the gilded object. Immediately wipe off the reliefs to show the brilliance of the gilding leaves, the aging patina can reproduce the warm tone and deep patina effect of time.

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Verdigris Patina System

After shaking the bottle, apply the Bronze Undercoat on the surface of your choice: plaster, clay, wood, metal, glass, cardboard... 

After complete drying, apply a layer of oxidant, without excess. The Verdigris Patina appears gradually after 10 minutes and runs for several hours. 

To retain the effect, sprayGédéo fixative after drying.