gold-tooling (techniques)

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gold-tooling (techniques)
Note (en)
A form of metal-foil tooling in which heated metal tools cast or cut with a decorative motif are pressed onto gold leaf over a thermo-plastic adhesive such as egg glaire which leaves the motif in gold impressed into the surface usually of the covering material of a book. A binding so decorated may be described as gold-tooled.
Note (nb)
dekorasjonsteknikk der ornamenterte pregeverkt√ły av metall varmes opp og trykker bladgull/gullfolie inn i overtrekksmateriale p√• bokbind
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