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[Looking for] Silver Leaf


#1

Hello - I am looking for a source to buy silver, copper, and gold
leaf/foil to use in glass beads and fused glass kiln work. I need
the kind of leaf that won’t burn up and disappear when heated at
these hot temperatures. I was told that the stuff one might see in a
craft store was the kind that disappears. Also, any tips one has for
me that’s used it would be greatly appreciated. Thanks for your help.


#2

I’m not a glass person but gold and silver leaf can be had from
enameling supply houses. Enamelists use it underneath transparent
enamels to control the color.

Marilyn Smith


#3

Hi! What you want is silver, gold or copper foil. You can find
silver and gold foil at most enamelling supply companies. Thompson
Enamels and Allcraft both carry them. I don’t have the phone #'s
handy right now, but I’ll check it out a little later! --Vicki Embrey


#4

Enamelists use silver and gold foils; they are available from Thompson
Enamels as well as from other enamel suppliers. They are thick enough
to move around with a small brush or tweezers and survive temperatures
of at least 1450 degrees F. Donna in VA

Thompson Enamel, Inc.
info@thompsonenamel.com


#5
 Hello - I am looking for a source to buy silver, copper, and gold
leaf/foil to use in glass beads and fused glass kiln work.  I need
the kind of leaf that won't burn up and disappear when heated at
these hot temperatures.  I was told that the stuff one might see in
a craft store was the kind that disappears.  Also, any tips one has
for me that's used it would be greatly appreciated.  Thanks for your
help 

There is a company in Manhattan called Sepp Leaf. I can’t find their
number but I’m sure they’re listed. They carry metal leaf of all
kinds. Give them a try.

Leda