For those golden moments in life


39 Years Experience in Gilding with Gold

Ian W Martin, CEO of I.W.Martin and Sons ltd served his apprenticeship for the Department Of Environment at H.M Royal Dockyard Chatham during the 1970's.

Trained in gilding by some of the most skilled craftsman in the UK and served a long Apprenticeship in Chatham Historic Dockyard.

Honing the skills of a Master Craftsman, has led to gold gilding on prestigious projects and teaching his knowledge and skill to a dedicated and passionate team. 

Your Gold leaf gilders in London and Kent.

Various projects:

Clock tower at H.M Royal Dockyard Chatham. 

Big Ben at the Houses of Parliament.

The knole at Sevenoaks.

Other Projects include:

Antique furniture/ Picture frames/ Statues/ Cornices/ Gates/ Railings/ Fine Detailing

24 Carat Gold

We use a range of Leafing metals including: 

Real Silver, Copper and Faux Gold.

The most popular is 24ct Gold burnished to a high shine which will last for decades 


Gold Leaf Gilding A Hand Carved House Sign Using 24ct Gold


Fine Detailing On Antique Bureau Using 24ct Gold

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Office: 01634 307363

Mobile: 07958292122

Business Hours

Monday - Friday: 9am - 5:30pm