Gold Leaf Losse – The gold is placed loosely in a booklet and contains 25 leaves. Gold leaf in type loose cannot handled by hand, when working with loose leaf you must make use of different gilder tools (Gilders knife, gilders cushion and gilders tip).
Gold Leaf Transfer/Patent – Gold leaf is mechanically pressed onto a tissue paper and is available in booklets of 25 leaves. The tissue paper can easily handled by hand and also cut with scissors in desired dimensions. Holding one edge of the tissue, place the gold leaf on the size, rubbing gently with a finger, cotton wool or cloth. After that, the tissue paper can be removed like a transfer picture.