Welcome to the Members Directory of the Society of Gilders!
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In the full membership list below, Gilders are listed in order of state or territory. The Category box on the left filters members by areas of interest. The Search box on the right enables a search by name, city, country, and more. Additionally, clicking a letter yields all with last name or company beginning with that letter, and clicking an underlined detail in a record filters members by that detail. For example, selecting a city will display a list of members in that city.
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Elizabeth Holt is a freelance gilder and restorer of gilded objects located in New Orleans, Louisiana. She specializes in restoring antique picture frames. As recipient of the 2007 Watin Gilding Prize, an exchange sponsored by the French-American Cultural Foundation and the Society of Gilders, Elizabeth enjoyed a three-month internship learning centuries-old water gilding recipes and techniques with Atelier Maury in Paris, France.
While employed by a local art restoration company, she accrued over 10 years training and experience in both water and oil gilding restoration. During the past two years as a freelance gilder, Elizabeth has worked with antique dealers, historical collections, museums, galleries, and private collectors.
Elizabeth Holt joined the Society of Gilders in 2005, and is currently transitioning to be the Education Chair. She can be contacted via email at LaDoreuse@gmail.com, or visit her “La Doreuse” Facebook page.