adding gold or silver to your book makes even the simplest tome a
treasure to hold. Gilding is the process of adding precious metals to
leather or paper bindings. There are gilding supplies available for
anyone interested in apprenticing or taking a class.
gilded and enamel covers
beautiful detail on a gilded prayer book from Etsy
Red cover with gold gilding from 1700's France
Etsy sample of a handmade book with beautiful gilided Art Nouveau cover