Gold Leaf Kit Finest Italian Imitation Gold Leaf Qty. 25 Sheets Leaf 14cm x 14cm Adhesive Lacquer Plus 3 Brushes Including Burnishing Brush & Instruction Sheet Finest Imitation Gold Leaf. The Nearest Thing to Real Gold Leaf. Gold leaf has traditionally been most popular and most common in its use as gilding material for decoration of art (including statues and Eastern Christian icons) or the picture frames that are often used to hold or decorate paintings, mixed media, small objects (including jewellery) and paper art. Gold glass is gold leaf held between two pieces of glass, Layering gold leaf over a surface is called gold leafing or gilding. Traditional water gilding is the most difficult and highly regarded form of gold leafing. It has remained virtually unchanged for hundreds of years and is still done by hand. Ideal Interior Décor Furniture Mirrors Light Fittings.