To Print Gold Letters On Morocco - Creative Ideas You Can Try At Home
First wet the morocco with the whites of eggs; when this is dry, rub the work over with a little olive oil, and lay on gold leaves.
Then take some common printing types, and heat them to the temperature of boiling water, and impress the letters on the gold;—rub the whole with a piece of flannel, and the superfluous gold will come off, leaving the letters handsomely gilt.
Another method is, to strew powdered rosin over the morocco previous to laying on the leaf; the heat of the types melts the rosin, which occasions the gold to adhere in the impressions, while the other may be brushed off.
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