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.
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
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