Verre Eglomise

Bamboo Panels - EllnerVerre Églomisé or reverse gilding and painting on glass, Bamboo Forest Panels

These bamboo forest panels for an entryway were executed using the technique of Verre Églomisé, the process of gilding precious metals on the reverse side of glass, etching in a design and setting it off with color. The materials used in this piece were 22-K gold leaf backed with acrylics.




Jan Maitland-Two Gilded Martini Glasses on table topGilding and Decorating Glassware,
Gilded Martini Glasses

The artist applies either prints of his own paintings, or the originals, to the outer surface of the glass with the technique of découpage. The inner surface is then mordant gilded with 23-K gold leaf. The gilding is then sealed for practical use.