The Flying Yorkshireman- copy 3

This is going to be a bit more difficult. This copy is going to have gilded edges- but be uncut. I decided the best thing to do was gild the edges before I folded and sewed it. Also the gold is 22k- not copper or sterling or one of the many imitations… which is a fresh challenge all in itself as the gold is much thinner and tears much more easily. It also sticks to just about everything and is VERY hard to controll.

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9/5/2011

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9/11/2011

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This is the first time I have worked with real gold- everything else has been either cheap ‘gold’ or sterling silver or copper. I know why gold is the one you always see now- it’s a LOT easier to work! As well as being a little harder- it’s very delicate but it adheres better to what ever surface you’re gilding- a LOT better.

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