Goldbeater's Skin

SKU: Goldbeater Skin


$11.95 to $35.95
Made from steer's intestine, transparent or alum tawed,  the Goldbeaters Skins are used for repairing parchment and vellum as well as other art applications.

Originally used as the interweaving material for beating gold into fine sheets. Due to the materials strength & endurance, it was an ideal material suitable for for this process, and thus, its name originated.

Sold in sheets which are approximately 6" x 22" in size.