Cross gilding - 10/16/16

cross covered with 24 Kt Italian (Florence) gold foil
Matushka Catherine Larin and Elder Sister Anastasia Lopoukhine applying the gold foil
applying the 3.75" square gold foil on the cross.
carefully removing the paper off the gold foil- adhering to the applied adhesive on the cross
end result.
Mr. Kirill Zaporoshan buffing the applied gold layer, smoothing out the seams.
cross gilding nearing completion
showing the contrast between the gold layer and the applied sizing on the aluminum cross
showing the contrast between the gold layer and the applied sizing on the aluminum cross
Matushka C. Larin, Mr. and Mrs. Zaporoshan applying the gold leaf onto the 7' cross.
Matushka C. Larin and Mrs. Zaporoshan applying the gold leaf onto the cross.
Matushka C. Larin and Anastasia Lopoukhine gilding the bottom of the cross