Gold Leaf Beating in Myanmar

myanmar gold leaf beatGolden leaves are widely sold in the famous pagodas gild the image of Buddha with gold leaf in Myanmar. This is the tradition of Myanmar for meritorious acts. These gold leaves were originally made in Mandalay. Politicians gold leaf Mandalay are concentrated in the southeast of the city, near the intersection of 36th and 78th Saints. Golden leaves are beaten in pieces of thin gauze cut into squares and are sold in packs of devotees to be used for images of golden stupas or even complete. Typical square gold leaf measures only 0.000127 cm thinner than the ink on the printed page. An image of Buddha or stupas with Golden bread brings great credit for the gilder, so there is a steady growth in gold leaf on many images in Myanmar.

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