Precious material...

… artfully applied during the coating process, be it for decorative or historical purposes. Metal like gold and silver are not only beautiful in their most perfect form, but also durable for a long time.

Gold leaf coatings for headstones or memory plates are exposed to weatherings outdoors, however, they are durable for many years due to the way they are applied - a factor that further highlights the value of this unique element.

We are offering you the whole variety of colors and brilliance of this extraordinary material, complemented by a wide range of other metals like silver, palladium and many more, in various forms and qualities.

Application and technique

Examples of coatable materials

  • Glass
  • Stone
  • Wood
  • Metal
  • Plastics
  • Ceramics
  • and many more

Examples of application

  • Memorial slabs
  • Memorial plates
  • Monuments
  • Inscriptions
  • Logos
  • Wall designs
  • Wall coverings
  • Kitchen splashbacks
  • Furniture manufacture
  • Room dividers

Technical information and processing details

A standard gold coating is performed with Ducate Double Gold 23 carat gold leaf.
Bronze-gold or gold lacquer may be cost-efficient alternatives, however, they are way less durable.


  • Gold leaf (durability and color consistency approx. 8-12 years, depending on weathering)
  • Bronze-gold (durability and color consistency approx. 3 years, depending on weathering)
  • Gold lacquer (durability and color consistency approx. 2 years, depending on weathering)

Similar data for silver, foil aluminium and silver lacquer