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Folha dourada

English translation: Gold leaf

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Portuguese term or phrase:Folha dourada
English translation:Gold leaf
Entered by: Teresa Bento
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23:01 Jan 14, 2008
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Art, Arts & Crafts, Painting / Fine arts
Portuguese term or phrase: Folha dourada
Colegas,
estou a tentar traduzir um catálogo de belas-artes e precisava da vossa ajuda para traduzir o termo "folha dourada". Não existe muito mais contexto, pois são apenas legendas de obras de arte com a descrição dos materiais/técnicas utilizadas. Alguém me ajuda?

Obrigada! :)
Teresa Bento
Portugal
Local time: 15:42
Gold leaf
Explanation:
Gold leaf jewellery, for example:

Burnishing gold leaf with an agate stone tool, during the water gilding process ... The thin gold sheets are commonly used for gilding. Gold leaf is ...
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gold_leaf

Suppliers of gold leaf and supplies, imitation leaf, and gold leafing kits.
www.goldleafcompany.com/

From Dick Blick Art Materials - Find a variety of gold leaf and leafing kits for the beginner and the professional. Silver, copper, and gold leaf is ...
www.dickblick.com/categories/goldleaf/

etc...
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R-i-c-h-a-r-d
Brazil
Local time: 11:42
Grading comment
Obrigada, Richard!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Gold leaf


Explanation:
Gold leaf jewellery, for example:

Burnishing gold leaf with an agate stone tool, during the water gilding process ... The thin gold sheets are commonly used for gilding. Gold leaf is ...
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gold_leaf

Suppliers of gold leaf and supplies, imitation leaf, and gold leafing kits.
www.goldleafcompany.com/

From Dick Blick Art Materials - Find a variety of gold leaf and leafing kits for the beginner and the professional. Silver, copper, and gold leaf is ...
www.dickblick.com/categories/goldleaf/

etc...

R-i-c-h-a-r-d
Brazil
Local time: 11:42
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 44
Grading comment
Obrigada, Richard!

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