What Products Give That Gold / Silver Metallic Look?

Decorating By tryosif Updated 12 Jul 2009 , 2:07am by Rylan

tryosif Posted 11 Jul 2009 , 3:03pm
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Can you please tell me what products you use to give that shiny gold / silver look? Is it just silver / gold dust or are you using a lacquer with them? Thank you so much for the information.

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beachcakes Posted 11 Jul 2009 , 7:13pm
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I think you're referring to lustre dust. NuSilver produces a shiny silver and there are a few golds - Old Gold, super gold. Mix with a little vodka for painting consistency. PME also sells a spray product that you can find at Global Sugar Art or Country Kitchen Sweet Art.

Texas_Rose Posted 11 Jul 2009 , 7:35pm
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The Wilton dusts won't give that really metallic look...I did enough experimenting with them to figure that out.

I needed a really metallic silver recently and tried Americolor silver airbrush color...I don't have an airbrush so I just painted it on with a paintbrush. It worked really well.

Rylan Posted 12 Jul 2009 , 2:07am
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Yes the air brush colors work well. I believe highlighter dusts do the same but not meant to be consumed.

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