In addition to the essential and most common products for leaf application, such as size and bole, Giusto Manetti Battiloro also offers its clients a range of complementary gilding products.

Rabbit skin glue

Glue in flakes of animal origin used as base element for the preparation of various gilding products including glue for the gouache technique.



Bitumen is a ready-to-use mixture suitable for patination and gilt surface ageing.


Synthetic protection

Synthetic protection is a glossy protective varnish used to protect gold and silver leaf and as an anti-oxidant for silver.