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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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She decided to use metal leaf in her own work to enhance and highlight the illusion of simplistic grandeur, and now works with several types of metal leaf-21-and 23 karat gold, white gold, copper and variegated metal leaf.
GET THE LOOK:Make a statement with a gold Metal Leaf Tree table centrepiece, PS89 and a gold-coloured 24-Piece Twisted Cutlery Set PS26, Oka ( 0844 815 7380/www.okadirect.com).
GET THE LOOK: Make a statement with a gold Metal Leaf Tree table centrepiece, PS89 and a gold-coloured 24-Piece Twisted Cutlery Set PS26, Oka.
3 Artmax is introducing its Modern Classics collection with elegant curves and gold metal leaf accents, as shown in this new console with matching round wall mirror, artmaxfurniture.com.
Influence of heavy metal leaf contaminants on the in vitro growth of urban-tree phylloplane fungi.
Richard has been a photographer for 20 years in both the UK and Canada, while Polly B uses precious metal leaf in her contemporary designs which are infused into glass.
Caprario, who teaches art at LCC, creates intense, clean little landscapes in graphite on paper, which she sets off with ornate surrounds of metal leaf. Her pictures are rhapsodic but cool, like black and white photographs sent back from another dimension by some escaped NASA space probe.
Ruth's work features glass dishes set with metal leaf, wire and oxides to create unique designs and wonderful colours.
presented a new collection of furniture using classic forms with an added "twist." 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.
Tenders are invited for Work includes abatement of asbestos containing roofing materials, removal of outdated solar water heater panels and storage tanks, dry-rot repair of roofing area including fascia, installation of seamless rain gutters with metal leaf screens and downspouts, painting of new wood and installation of new roofing, on two building.
While identified with abstract works that are often landscape-referential—employing a process he devised using metal leaf, oil, and mixed media, he is also known for figurative works that are poetic and introspective.