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Gold Leaf Gilding

Water Gilding Share on facebook Share on google Share on twitter Share on linkedin Procedure of water gilding performed by the Master Gilder Antonio Gurrieri of the Federici Workshop. https://nowframes.com/ The process of water gilding (also called Gouache gilding) is an ancient technique of gold leaf gilding very used for the realization of frames. This […]

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Lacquering antique frames

https://youtu.be/eBc9EYy4HHU In this video you can watch the Master Gilder of Federici workshop lacquering a fine Reproduction of a Roman picture frame of the 18th century. The frame is also known by two different names: Salvator Rosa Frame and Maratta Frame. You can see a nice photo of this frame with the all details following […]

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Woodcarving

Woodcarving using an eletric tool Even if an electic tool is used the process of carving is steal hard to do. The tool just help in avoid fatigue but the carver keeps moving the hands in the right way to give to the frame the rigth shape. Usually is used in the very beginning and […]

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Antique French Picture Frames

This is a very nice Antique French Picture Frame that I realized few weeks ago for an italian contemporary paintor. Gilded ornates and white laquer are very well balanced and contribute to form a perfect French style shape. These kind of frames were usually made around the end of XIX century. I can tell it […]

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