1.5 oz Tin Guilders Paste is a non-fading metallic gilding and coloring medium for metals and other surfaces. Create beautiful color effects on any type of metal and many other surfaces. Embellish silver, bronze, and copper clays. Add color to metal stampings, castings, and fabrications in steel, copper, brass, bronze, steel, aluminum and other metals. Gilders Paste works beautifully with brass stampings, filigree, metal castings, ceramics, wood, etched glass, polymer clay, resin and more. Use Gilders Paste On: Polymer Clay Metal - Metal Clays, Wrought Iron, Steel, Aluminum, Alloys etc Wood - Moldings, Railings, Furniture, Guilding Restoration, Picture Frames, Miter Joints etc Ceramics - Planters, Terra Cotta etc Resin - Castings, Plastic etc Wax - Candles etc Gourds Apply Gilders Paste: With finger, sponge, toothbrush, paintbrush or cloth in a rubbing motion or use other creative mediums to produce a unique finish. Layered on top of one another or mixed to create different finishes or an endless color palette. Thin out with paint thinner to transform the highly concentrated Gilders Paste for brushing, sponging, staining, washing or spray painting. Drying time varies depending on substrate and surface preparation, approximately 60 minutes to the touch on dry debris free surfaces and 12 hours for complete cure time. If polishing or burnishing is required allow 12 hours drying time. Polishing the metallic Gilders Pastes with a soft cloth will produce a gilded finish substituting gold, silver, bronze leaf; nonmetallic pastes will be shiny. If left unpolished the finish will be semi gloss or matte depending on the color. Lightly burnishing metallic colors with a soft cloth will produce a gilded affect or achieve a high luster finish when using non-metallic color. If a matte finish is desired do not burnish with a cloth. Gilders Paste an be wipe off with a soft cloth the first couple of minutes after application and if needed can be erased with an ordinary eraser within 5 minutes. This unique coloring medium can be extended with thinner converting this firm wax based medium into cream, paint, stain or wash with one product. Typical coverage is 30 sq./ft. Gilders paste con be rejuvenated if dried by mixing in a few drops of paint thinner or similar product. This rejuvenation allows for a very long shelf life and if you have used too much simply place back in the re-sealable tin, no waste.