About Ruth Tappin
Gilder, Restorer of gilded antiques. I have restored a variety of antique gilded items such as mirrors, picture frames and gilded furniture, I’ve gilded internal architectural features, large wrought iron gates, musical instruments, chandeliers, copper baths and sandstone. I’m often commissioned to produce new antique style mirrors, picture frames and gilded pelmets all using traditional methods and materials. Gilder on the TV show The Restorers on Quest
Specialising in the restoration of gesso and compo gilded antiques.
Open to the Public?
Yes, by appointment only
Provides Course / Training
Available for Craft Fairs
Shaped over mantle mirror
A shaped gilded over mantle mirror.