Striking striking through a centuries-old technique. Gilt edge not only finished but is also more durable your business card! Gilt edge, where is this technique still used and what benefits have cut decorating? Beautiful, high quality, valuable, ancient and new books have not only an appealing and exclusive cover, also the cut edges of the book block are often strikingly beautiful, giving the books a very noble appearance. In further text you will learn many interesting facts about the ancient and evocative art of gold cut. If you’re already convinced, the Wolf visit the specialist factory that enhance not only Ihrere cards with gold cut and measure to the value you deserve this. In addition to all types of Farbschnitten and options optically and functionally revalue the book block is the metal cutting and in particular the gold cut the classiest way to give an extremely brilliant optical touch the book block, the pages of the book also before Pollution and protects from dust.
The gilt edge is to refine one of the oldest and most effective techniques book and paper edges and dirt to protect the paper for a long time, and durable to make. This technique of cut decoration of the book ties of at that time was used already in the 15th century and it is still at the high-quality print finishing in use. Technique of the Golden cut decorating the surfaces of the cut edges are coated with a layer of gold leaf. To the cut edges of the compressed book block be smoothed (sanded) and polished, to increase the luminosity of the book block is provided with a red edging. This red and wet paint leaves the paper fibers swell and seal block to the outside without the pages to glue the.
Has dried the red edging, the gold leaf is fixed with a special adhesive liquid consisting of diluted protein, mood and so permanently on the cut edges. After complete drying is carried out Post-processing with the smooth tooth, this is a special round tool from polished agate. This process eliminates any unevenness and cut decorating receives their typical golden glow. This technique requires much experience and the optimum success depends on not only a careful way of working, but also used gold variety, type of paper and the paper quality. Based on high-quality paper and gold variety, so beautiful and glamorous is the result. Made the gold cuts clean and elaborate hand-crafted earlier today fully automatic machines take over this work, with the gold leaf foil under the effect of heat on the cut edges of the book block is pressed. High-quality books in larger editions, such as encyclopedias, art books, reprints, religious Scriptures and HYMNALS are so refined and protected from external contamination. Very popular is the Golden cut decoration even in guestbooks, the representative purposes for Events are designed and hand are made mostly for the special occasion. Also beautiful and noble poetry albums, as well as individual diaries often have gold edges.