|The use of hand tooled gilding, is by its very nature a staple of The Gilded Age. No card in our collection better showcases the masterful technique of hand applying and hand tooling gold.
"Angels we have Heard" presented on a stunning cobalt ground, provides a rich background for the magnificent gold workmanship of this card. The wings of our angel are striking with their ethereal use of shell gold and the capital A as a focal point of the card, showcases master craftsmanship of ancient gilding technique.
Each limited edition card is signed and numbered by the artist, prepared as ordered either with your custom sentiment or blank leaves to be penned by the hand of the giftor. The card is presented tassel bound, within our lavish silk presentation box. Complimentary white gloves are provided for proper handling of the fine gilt work.
The presentation box is handmade of couture quality silk. Each finished with fine gold embroidery throughout.
Certificate of Authenticity: A finely engraved and hand signed document, containing edition number, history of illumination, artists biography and information exclusive to your card.
Your Gilded Age Greeting as an heirloom: Reminiscent of the renaissance treasure books that have inspired our collection, we encourage our giftees and giftors to tell the story of the greeting they have given or received. The additional leaves provided should be used to pen sentiments through the generations, each telling with great detail, how they came to receive a Gilded Age Greeting, the most beautiful cards in the world.
Giclee: Our limited editions are created using Giclee technique. For more information on Giclee, visit our resources page.