This was done by polishing and varnishing it, and by gilding the carved work of the elbows, and likewise the oaken flowers of the back.
Grandfather, I cannot see any of the gilding," remarked Charley, who had been examining the chair very minutely.
shouted something close by; but no one, except the pewter soldier, saw that it was a piece of the hog's-leather hangings; it had lost all its gilding
, it looked like a piece of wet clay, but it had an opinion, and it gave it:
Then he offered many burnt sacrifices to the gods, and decorated many temples with tapestries and gilding
, for he had succeeded far beyond his expectations.
In the midst of this avenue was a nobleman, dressed in green and with as much gilding
about him as the iron gate, riding on a tall horse.
and the grand hall, with its gilding
, its azure, its statues, its pointed arches, its pillars, its immense vault, all fretted with carvings?
The term was coined by writer Mark Twain in "The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today" (1873), which satirized an era of serious social problems masked by a thin gold gilding
From glitzy gilding
to rhinestone-encrusted, we're scramblin' the plain ol' dip-dye into some seriously sparkly shells.
Print Icon's heritage print services have expanded to include on-site gilding
in any color or metal effect.
So projects ecologist Paul Gilding
in The Great Disruption.
even got a high-five from Tom "the world is flat" Friedman, right there in the august pages of The New York Times.
To prepare the eggs for gilding
, poke a hole into each end of each egg with a needle, and blow out the contents.