Gilding for Reverse Work:

Reverse work detail

Gilding paste can be used to create reverse work.  Draw the negative pattern as a positive with gilding paste.  Allow the gilding paste to dry.  Apply the henna around the gilding pattern. 

Five Rivers Hand

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This pattern is adapted from
by Alex Morgan
available from TapDancing Lizard

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