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How Gold Leaf is Made

Founded in 1820, Giusto Manetti Battiloro is one of Florence’s oldest businesses still in operation. They manufacture gold leaf, and this video gives you an idea of how it’s done. This summer we’re gilding the exterior of the newly reconstructed dome at … Continue reading

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Painting Decoration in the Illinois State Capitol

We’re restoring the interior of the West Wing of the Illinois State Capitol. We did a variety of exposure windows on the corridor ceiling and discovered a range of decorative painting. We then made tracings of the decorative paint, and … Continue reading

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Painting the Finishing Touches on the New York State Assembly Stairwell

EverGreene is wrapping up a major milestone at the New York State Capitol: we’re putting the finishing touches on the 5th floor level of the NY State Assembly staircase. EverGreene had completed the lower areas several years ago, so we … Continue reading

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