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gold foil

thin gold sheet that is thicker than gold leaf

gold foil

[¦gōld ′fȯil]
(metallurgy)
A thin sheet of gold, thicker than gold leaf, formed by rolling or hammering.

gold leaf

Very thin sheets of beaten or rolled gold, used for gilding and inscribing on glass; usually contains a very small percentage of copper and silver. Sometimes heavy gold leaf is classified as gold foil.
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Ben Barnes who plays King Caspian in the latest film, described his first role as a 'rock star alien' adding that he made his guitar himself our of cardboard and gold foil.
Each hazelnut praline-filled chocolate is wrapped in gold foil.
The transactions are case bound in maroon leatherette with the title, year and volume number stamped in gold foil on the spine.
Each set consists of three bottles of wine in an elegant lacquered wood box, with gold foil and branded lettering signed and numbered by the winemaker, Bart O"Brien.
The image on the bottle and 4-pack depicts an old nautical map, compass rose and fictitious "Lost Continent" and the bottle's label is adorned with metallic gold trim and a top wrap of gold foil.
The shiny gold foil paper still conveys the status and quality perception of President Pointe de Brie, which makes it so appealing to the market.
This 10" x 14" walnut plaque proudly displays a laser-engraved PCCN logo topped with gold foil, recognition message, and 18 brass plates ** for PCCN names.
In her own home, Norton has effected numerous makeovers: a plain glass plate glowing in a coat of gold foil and brown glaze; an ordinary black chandelier redone in faux Venetian bronze; a white carved Chinese cabinet dramatically painted red, gold and black; mass-produced blond wood stools given shabby-chic pink and white floral coats.
People believe that sweets wrapped in gold foil bring good fortune and wealth, and Montresor produced a sweet identical in every important particular to cash in on this seasonal trade.
The Special Reserve Cheddar packed in black wrap with a gold foil label has a sharper flavor that results from its minimum one-year aging.
Deluxe luggage tags in baby blue or tan, handmade from classic English bridle or jewel calf leather, with gold foil address card, $30 for a pair, and deluxe passport cover in baby blue, with ribbon marker, moire silk lining, and a small pocket on the inside cover, $40, by Aspinal of London.
It is clearly aimed at young teens, with the emphasis on ease of use; packaging employs shiny gold foil as an over-wrap and, interestingly for a hair colorant, pack copy talks about the product having "ah ultra-fresh, fruity fragrance.