Gold Leaf Making . The Gold Is Placed Between Fine Sheets Of Paper And Hammered ...
Stockphoto ID: 1976342
File name: Mandalay_46_VisualArts_GoldLeafMaking_g.jpg
Format: film, 35mm
Property release: no Model release: no
Source: photographer Based in: Australia
Description: gold leaf making . the gold is placed between fine sheets of paper and hammered through various stages until it is less than wafer thin . the young men doing this work are amazingly strong and they are caged in for security . final stage when a batten is used to work the gold . mandalay , burma , myanmar , southeast asia .