Metal Leaf is often referred to as composition leaf or schlagmetal and is a micro-thin sheet of metallic composition leafing or gilding metal used for decoration. Throughout decorative art history, gold leaf has played a very prominent role and has been associated with precious metals that exemplify quality and good taste. Today, this still holds true and gold leafing is even easier to do with inexpensive composition leafs. You can now afford that special look in home decor and personal accessories. Metal leaf creates a high quality special home decor look! Use metal leafing for home decor projects and on surfaces such as paper, ceramics, metal, plaster of paris, decoupage, stenciling, plastic, wood and glass!