Gilding

DBR Conservation provides expertise in water and oil gilding in the conservation of historic gilded surfaces of either objects or architectural features, as well as for new commissions.

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The services offered include:

~ Condition surveys and treatment recommendations~

~ Analysis based on discrete sampling~

~ Surface cleaning~

~ Consolidation~

~ Repair of substrate~

~ Removal of inappropriate coatings~

~ Regilding in either oil and water gilding techniques~

~ Other techniques available: burnishing, sgraffito, distressing, etc.~

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