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metal leaf

[′med·əl ′lef]
(metallurgy)
Metal sheet, thinner than foil, formed by beating.

metal leaf

A very thin sheet of metal, such as gold or silver, used in decoration or in lettering; after application, the surface may be protected against oxidation by a thin coating of shellac or lacquer.
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Ruth's work features glass dishes set with metal leaf, wire and oxides to create unique designs and wonderful colours.
According to Allen, a beginner's tool kit should include a classic rounded-tip shovel for digging holes for rose bushes and other plants, a flexible metal leaf rake (long for leaves on the lawn, short and narrow for cleaning out flower beds), a steel garden rake for spreading and leveling soil and moving around mulch, small gravel and stones for landscape projects, a basic trowel that's curved enough to hold soil, a hand edger to clean the gutter between the sidewalk and lawn, hand pruner (bypass type) for cutting roses and other plants, hedge shears and a galvanized metal watering can with a long, thin spout to water hanging plants.
The graceful twisting of the legs and the blending of exotic veneers with metal leaf finish express a fresh attitude toward simple yet elegant design, said Emily Ursini.
Entry to 3520 is not through its oriel screen but by an adjacent hinged metal leaf -- a stage door right under the marquee -- which further erodes the corner.
Decorative accessories and serveware reflect elements of nature in their designs, including a "Tree of Life" wall decor piece and metal leaf trays and bowls.
Two metal tables, metallic crinkled edge bowls, silver metal leaf bowl, silver leaf tealight holder, silver spiral bowl, cream floral cushion, all Rocha.
Two metal tables PS130, metallic crinkled edge bowls from PS8, silver metal leaf bowl PS25, silver leaf tealight holder PS10, silver spiral bowl PS30, cream floral cushion PS35, all Rocha.
Her richly textured contemporary works range from global earthy themes featuring glimmers of metal leaf to edgy urban fare swathed in black drips and swirls.
Quoizel's Painted Grapevine semiflush mount fixture combines hand-painted Impressionistic glass with metal leaf accents.
On display in the gallery will be life- size, figurative sculptures made from welded stainless steel and copper, and a range of other materials, like amber, metal leaf and coloured plastics.