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New “Gold LEAF” designs 

Japanese Traditional Hand Crafted 




Tradition and innovation

The brilliance of gold leaf has had a great influence on Japan's latent aesthetic sense since ancient times.      

In ancient times, it was used for Buddhist statues, folding screens, fusuma paintings, etc., and has a special existence in the history of Japan art.


In modern times, the appeal and possibilities of gpld leaf continue to evolve and expand. Beyond the boundaries of art, gold leaf has been widely incorporated into modern spaces as an artistic presence.So, Hakuichi continues to innovate while preserving the tradition of gold leaf for the future.

Hakuichi's Gold Leaf is 1/10,000th of a millimeter thick. The ability to make an extremely thin, uniform, and delicate gold leaf needs a skill that only craftsmen in Kanazawa possess in the world.


Since Hakuichi are the only company in Japan that has a consistent production line from gold to gold leaf, they can make various types of metal leaves with controlled thickness.

There are various ways to apply gold leaf in the world. There are unique methods of applying Japanese gold leaf that has been handed down since ancient times, such as flat pressing and crumbling or tearing the gold leaf; those methods of applying it are unparalleled in the world.

Gold leaf pasting is a technique that also enjoys chance. The gold leaflet is sifted through the leaf and left to the fluctuation of the air to scatter it, creating a one-of-a-kind work in the world.

Those works require skills and sensitivity, and Hakuichi have created a number of original works so far.

Adding color to the gold leaf

You can add color to the gold leaf, such as silver and brass.

The colored gold leaf can be chemically changed to give it a variety of colors, and each leaf has its own personality, giving the work more artistry.
When the colored leaf is in harmony with the material, the charm of the new material and the new expression of the gold leaf emerge.


Gold Leaf Texture

When the gold leaf is uneven and light shines in, a new expression for it can be seen.

With a variety of gold leaf texture technologies, the possibilities are endless.

Gold Leaf Combinations

Adding to variety types of gold leaf, Hakuichi's techniques and creativities produce endless possibilities of gold leaf designs. In fact, Hakuichi have created a number of gold leaf designs together with thier customers for a long time. The delicate and thin sheets of gold can be applied to almost any surface using time-honored methods such as water gilding, oil gilding, and mordant gilding. The shimmering and opulent appearance of gold leaf adds a touch of luxury and elegance to furniture, frames, and architectural details.


With a history dating back to ancient civilizations, the use of gold leaf has been a revered and significant part of artistic expression and craftsmanship in Japan. Immerse yourself to unique, beautiful, and gorgeous world of Hakuichi. 

Genuine Gold Leaf Crackled Finish

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  • Price vary by kinds, screen size, and it's frame finish. Please contact for details.


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