Ormolu Mercurial Gilding Vol. 3, No. 2 by Ned Irvine 1990
Page 18, Vol. 3, no. 2, 1990
Ormolu Mercurial Gilding by Ned Irvine.
“Ormolu is known in England as fire gilding or mercurial gilding. Mercurial gilding is extremely durable because it, in effect, creates an alloy on the surface of the metal.”