Gold Surface Applications by Charles Lewton-Brain: A Technology Review
This paper documents the results of a research project for the Society of North American Goldsmiths. It describes fusion applications (gold painting), doublee, Keum-boo, depletion gilding (tumbaga, guanin), inlay and overlay procedures and it discusses fire gilding. Control factors for free compositional choice are defined and demonstrated. That is, the information is treated a s a way of creating patterns and pictures with gold and other materials. 27 pages. B/W diagrams, one color picture.