Golden Rules by Frances Binnington Vol. 2, No. 2, Page 11, 1989
From the time of the Egyptians who, worshiped the sun and therefore used leaf because of it’s symbolic value, follow the history of gilding. Including the French master gilders of the Court of the Sun King, the technique of Ormalu, and how the French revolution altered the focus of gilded objects to present day gilding methods in England.