Octagonal artworks for private members' club in London

Octagonal bevelled glass hand gilded with 3 types of gold

Octagonal bevelled glass hand gilded with 3 types of gold

Lots of bevelled glass for this 1930s inspired project

Lots of bevelled glass for this 1930s inspired project

Lovely working on these beautifully bevelled octagonal pieces for a private members' club in London. Three types of gold leaf, gilded, antiqued and painted with gold and bronze hues for an Art Deco1930s inspired space.

What is verre églomisé?

Verre églomisé is the gilding of metal leaf on to the reverse of glass. Shown here are booklets of loose gold leaf.

Verre églomisé is the gilding of metal leaf on to the reverse of glass. Shown here are booklets of loose gold leaf.

The gilders knife, tip and cushion, used to cut and manipulate the leaf.

The gilders knife, tip and cushion, used to cut and manipulate the leaf.

The leaf goes on to the glass with gelatine.

The leaf goes on to the glass with gelatine.

Showing the leaf dried on the glass, creating a highly reflective surface.

Showing the leaf dried on the glass, creating a highly reflective surface.