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At Filigrana we use the technique of Verre Eglomise ( Gilding on glass), to create bespoke mirrors designed to meet the client’s wishes. Filigrana mirrors are a unique piece of art in the own right that can be a centre … Continue reading
Verre Eglomise is the process of applying metal leaf to glass. Precious metals such as Gold, Silver, Platinum and Palladium are used depending on the required effect. This make Verre Eglomise sound like a simple straight-forward process, however, this is … Continue reading
What do you need for oil gilding; oil size, transfer moon gold, cotton wool, soft burst Apply a single coat of oil gilding to the surface. I normally used 12 hours sizes from Lefranc. Normally I apply at 6 or … Continue reading
Silver and copper gilt on glass Just finished one of our circular silver and copper mirrors! A couple of years ago, we were commissioned to create 20 of these for a Belgian cruise ship.
These six glass panels formed wardrobe doors that were created for the interior designers ‘China Coast’. They are made in silver leaf using the technique of Verre Eglomise – gilding on Glass
This two mirrors were commisionded by Lason Robb Interiors design. The centre mirror panel were made in silver leaf to achieve an antiqued mirror appearance.
The screen pictured above was produced using the technique of Verre Eglomise and is a bespoke item made to a client specification. White gold with hand painted motifs.
This is one of the most popular mirrors I have designed. Even thought I have made many of them in different colours it is still one of my favourites. White gold and silver on glass
This is a bespoke headboard I designed and made for a client in Market Harborough using the technique of Verre Eglomise. This is made in silver leaf that has been chemically treated to create subtle colouring effects. The leaves and … Continue reading