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Patent/Transfer Silver Leaf

Patent silver leaf, also referred to as transfer leaf, is silver mounted to special tissue paper by a pressure process. A book of patent silver leaf is assembled by placing each unit of silver leaf and tissue between pieces of thin rouged paper. The gilder can then remove one leaf at a time without distributing the remaining leaves. Patent silver leaf is removed from the book without the aid of a gilder's tip. The leaf will stay on the tissue until it is pressed onto the prepared surface and the tissue backing is removed. Patent silver leaf is not suitable for water gilding and is best suited for flat surfaces.

Patent silver leaf is sensitive to changes in temperature and humidity and needs to be stored properly. Store patent leaf in a damp environment of about 80% humidity wrapped in plastic wrap. This helps to prevent the moisture content of the tissue paper from fluctuating. Patent leaf may become loose on the tissue paper if stored in a dry warm environment. To correct this problem, the book of patent leaf needs to be stored in a humid environment under pressure to "remount" the leaf to the paper. If the leaf were stored in a very hot and humid environment, the leaf may adhere too tightly to the paper. To correct this problem, store the patent leaf in a refrigerator or a dry cool place.

Manetti Genuine Silver Leaf, Patent, 20g, 95mm @ seppleaf.com

Manetti Genuine Silver Leaf, Patent, 20g, 95mm

      MA00.00SP   •   Pack (500 Leaves)   •   Italy
Weight = 28 grams, 3.3/4" X 3.3/4" Square, 95mm x 95mm, Coverage = Approximately 48 square feet of flat surface without any waste or overlapping

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Nazionale Silver Leaf, Patent 35g. 95mm @ seppleaf.com

Nazionale Silver Leaf, Patent 35g. 95mm

      NZ00.00SP   •   Pack (500 Leaves)   •   Italy
Weight = 35 grams per 1000 leaves, 3.3/4" x 3.3/4" Square, 95mm x 95mm, Coverage = Approximately 48 square feet of flat surface without any waste or overlapping

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Leaf Coverage (approximate) Chart:


Material

Size

Quantity

Coverage

Gold Leaf - Pack3-3/8 inch x 3-3/8 inch
(85 mm x 85 mm)
500 Leaves39.5 sq. ft. (3.66 m^2)
Gold Leaf - Book3-3/8 inch x 3-3/8 inch
(85 mm x 85 mm)
25 Leaves 1.98 sq. ft. (0.17 m^2)
Metal Leaf - Pack5-1/2 inch x 5-1/2 inch
(139 mm x 139 mm)
500 Leaves 105 sq. ft. (9.75 m^2)
Metal Leaf - Book5-1/2 inch x 5-1/2 inch
(139 mm x 139 mm)
25 Leaves5.25 sq. ft. (0.48 m^2)
Japanese Leaf4-5/16 inch x 4-5/16 inch
(109 mm x 109 mm)
500 Leaves64.6 sq. ft. (6 m^2)
Manetti - Italian Gold Roll4-1/8 inch x 67 ft.
(104 mm x 20.4 m)
Master Roll22.25 sq. ft. (2.06 m^2)
Manetti - Italian Palladium Roll3 inch x 67 ft.
(76 mm x 20.4 m)
Master Roll18.8 sq. ft. (1.74 m^2)
Crocodile - German Gold Roll4-1/8 inch x 69 ft.
(104 mm x 21 m)
Master Roll23.5 sq. ft. (2.18 m^2)
Italian Silver Master Roll5-1/2 inch x 82 ft.
(139 mm x 24.9 m^2)
Master Roll37.5 sq. ft. (3.48 m^2)
Metal Leaf Roll - 50 meter6-1/4 inch x 164 ft.
(158 mm x 49.9 m^2)
Master Roll82 sq. ft. (7.61 m^2)
Metal Leaf Roll - 75 meter6-1/4 inch x 246 ft.
(158 mm x 75 m)
Master Roll123 sq. ft. (11.4 m^2)
Schlagmetal Leaf - Box6-1/4 inch x 6-1/4 inch.
(158 mm x 158 mm)
10,000 Leaves2,720 sq. ft. (252.69 m^2)

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