Thursday, June 26, 2008

Life on the Edge: Gilding Crane Stationery

Some of the most elegant Crane papers used for stationery, invitations and announcements feature beveled and gilded edges. As with many other embellishments to Crane papers, beveling and gilding is done by hand; by Crane artisans who train under a master and who will spend up to a year to perfect their craft.

Here's a video of Tom Garvey, a master gilder of 20 years at Crane.

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