Baroque Art Gilders Paste Is a waxed based medium made up of resins, waxes, and a high concentration of pigments. Baroque Art Gilders Paste be used to highlight and touch up onto many different surfaces. Baroque Art Gilders Paste can be used on wood, polymer clay, wax candles, gilding restoration, resin castings, etched glass, filigree, gourds, ceramics and terra cotta, metal including brass, wrought iron, steel, aluminium and alloys. It is water resistance and UV resistant therefore has a great many uses internally and externally for what ever your project may be. Use Baroque Art Gilders Paste on your next jewellery project to add non-fading highlight of shimmery colour.
Apply Baroque Art Gilders Paste as is onto clean, dry, oil free surfaces with your finger, paintbrush, sponge, soft cloth, or any other desired applicator. Burnishing with a soft cloth will produce a high lustre or gilded effect. Alternatively thin a little of Baroque Art Gilders Paste with paint thinner to create a cream, paint, stain or wash for your own unique finish even layering or mixing the colours to give a truly unique finish. Completely smooth surfaces need to be roughened slightly before application with a fine sandpaper or fine steel wool. Baroque Art Gilders Paste is touch dry in 10 -15 minutes and completely dry in approx. 12 hours with no tacky residue. Do not polish for at least 12 hours.
If the product becomes dry in the tin, just add a few drops of either; paint thinner, mineral spirits, turpentine or Turpenoid (turpentine substitute) knife in and mix. You’re ready to go. The ability to rejuvenate this product allows a long shelf life. There is no need to mix up the whole tin, just mix what you need as you need it. GILDERS™ paste wax goes a long way.
Important: Do not use any oil base cleaners/solvents such as Turpenoid Natural. The oil content of these type of cleaners/solvents will not allow the Gilders Paste to dry and will remain wet or tacky for days to weeks. If you have accidentally used this type cleaner/solvent leave the tin open until completely dried out and then follow the suggestion for rejuvenation above.
Gilders Paste 30ml/ 1.5 oz. covers almost 3.0sq meters (30 feet)
Cindy Lietz from PCT has some useful information on Baroque Art Gilders Paste and how is can be used.