An arabesque motif creates a silhouetted pattern within the composition silver leaf. A tinted varnish adds warmth and a soft patina similar to tarnished silver. The chandelier, yet to be installed, will add another level of sheen to the leaf.
This 'silver' leaf ceiling has a fractured 'Notan' style finish over a gold base color. A tinted varnish adds a white gold luster to the finish. The chandelier was finished in the same style illuminates the silver leaf.
The aged patina on this open quilt style of gilding creates a sense of an oriental gilded screen. The "gold' leaf was allowed to age or tarnish naturally before sealing the surface with tinted varnishes.
A fourteen foot oval ceiling recess was gilded with composition silver leaf over a white base color.
This detail shows the surface of a refined precious silver leaf quilt finish. The use of true silver adds a sophisticated satin sheen to the ceiling of this grand dining room.
A beautiful 'silver 'Notan finish on a recessed ceiling adds an illuminated glow over the kitchen dining area.