Updated on: 7th Sep 2020
Origin: Myanmar
Set of: 2

Gold leaf beaters

Some rights reserved SourceMarnix Roels

Making Gold Leaf

Some rights reserved SourceSteven Noake

One stage of producing gold leaf is to beat it repeatedly in a mould. In a gold leaf factory in Mandalay.
The small pieces of gold have been put in between sheets of bamboo paper and cut to size ready for placing in the frames for pounding.