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Reverse Gilded Glass Splashbacks

Reverse Gilded Glass Splashbacks

Along with our Antiqued Mirror our Verre Eglomise finishes can all be applied to toughened glass to make them suitable for use as splash backs, even behind a heat source such as an AGA. The leaves of gold, silver or copper are applied to the reverse side of the glass so the face is as easy to care for as any glass or mirror.

See our Gilded Glass finishes here.

March 27, 2016 by Admin
Antiqued Mirror & Verre Eglomise Samples

Antiqued Mirror & Verre Eglomise Samples

Our standard samples measure approximately 150 x 200mm.

They are hand silvered on 4mm float glass with as cut edges and mounted onto 2mm backboards.

Up to two samples are supplied free of charge to Trade clients - using the code 'TRADE' at the checkout. We do require proof of your design, construction or industry related trade status in order to provide free samples.

Samples can be returned for a refund, if paid for, within 30 days of receipt.

Order samples online or send us an email with your requirements.

March 27, 2016 by Charlotte Hunter
Decorative Studs for Panelled Mirrors

Decorative Studs for Panelled Mirrors

Inspired by early 20th Century panelled Bistro Mirrors, we supply decorative cast brass studs which can be applied where each panel meets. Available in antiqued brass patina or gilded in gold or silver leaf.

Click here to view them on our website.

March 27, 2016 by Charlotte Hunter
Taxidermy Assemblage Artist Paul Broomfield

Taxidermy Assemblage Artist Paul Broomfield

Taxidermy artist Paul Broomfield creates his magical assemblage boxes lined with original 18th & 19th century antique mirror and Rough Old Glass finishes. Pauls work incorporates vintage and found objects, curios and, more often than not, antique taxidermy which is partially gilded using traditional techniques.

Unique decorative art pieces - For commissions visit his website www.paulbroomfield.co.uk 

Paul Broomfield Malachite Paul Broomfield After Durer II Paul Broomfield Goodman FishPaul Broomfield Flight of the Soul

 

November 17, 2015 by Admin

A New Website for Rough Old Glass

We decided it was time for an update for www.rougholdglass.co.uk 

After exhibiting at The Surface Design Show it was the perfect opportunity to photograph our complete collection, have a redesign of our website to showcase them and show you a little bit more behind the scenes at our workshop and gilding studio.

We hope the new features make ordering samples for your interior projects more straightforward. The website also allows you to search for finishes by colour or which finishes are suitable to be toughened for splash backs or table tops for example.

You can magnify the sample finish images by hovering your mouse over them or click on them to view a larger picture making it easier to visualise a finish.

 

Posted by Charlotte Hunter

July 01, 2014 by Charlotte Hunter

Verre Eglomise doors for the Dorchester Hotel

Our Gilding Workshop was commissioned by Decca Furniture to hand paint and gild 136 glass panels which are to be used as mini bar doors in the Dorchester Hotel Suites. Each door with it's floral and willow design was hand painted by our in house artists. Fine gold details were applied behind the translucent glass paint to highlight the petals. They were then reverse gilded in silver leaf in a haphazard fashion and distressed to create a distressed mirror finish.

 

Posted by Charlotte Hunter

June 30, 2014 by Charlotte Hunter

The Surface Design Show

The Surface Design Show
We had such a lovely response to our stand at The Surface Design Show. It was great to meet new and existing clients alike. Thanks to all who braved the tube strike to make it to see us at our first exhibition.
Our textured antiqued mirror glass finishes were certainly proving extremely popular. We're always on the lookout for new and interesting glass textures and developing new techniques to create more than just our standard hand silvered antiqued mirror.
We've already booked the same space for February 2015! Check out the Surface Design Show website for more information on the show. We hope to see you there.
Posted by Charlotte Hunter
March 31, 2014 by Charlotte Hunter
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