Philadelphia Gilding is devoted to the application and restoration of gold and other metals to various 2 and 3-dimensional surfaces including entire walls, ceilings, domes, columns, church items like tabernacles, crosses, picture frames, and paintings. Led by Bernadette Forese, the company also offers other decorative painting services including, but not limited to, faux marbling and Venetian plaster. Philadelphia Gilding serves national and international customers.
Bernadette Forese - Bernadette is the owner of Philadelphia Gilding and The Faux Pro, founded in 2002. Professional trained by national and international masters in decorative arts, Bernie is a published artist and active member of the Society of Gilders. Recent articles include: Artisphere Online, Chester County Life, and STIR, a national magazine published by Sherwin Williams.