Unusual ornaments are made from dipping leaves in gold then setting them in clear plastic.
Leaves are plated in gold then dipped in liquid plastic to make some unusual ornaments!
Extreme C/U on a gold plated leaf. C/U on designer Kenneth Lessons. C/U of his hand drawing chalk designs on a black board.
Panning shot of a row of women hanging real leaves on wires, ready for electroplating. Various C/Us of a woman binding the leaves to the wires. A man dips the leaves in a special chemical treatment. M/S of another man lifting leaves coated in gold out of vat - the process is highly secret! C/U of a hand pressing a button. C/U of a vat of molten gold.
Panning shot over a display of silver coated onions, camera stops on a gold plated conker. M/S of two men dipping leaves and twigs suspended on wire into a vat. C/U of leaves being treated. A man lifts out the golden leaves, C/U of him examining them. C/U of a tray of gold and silver leaves, a mans hand plucks one out. The leaves are set into clear plastic jelly, we see a man in a lab coat pouring liquid jelly over leaves. The leaves set in plastic are placed in an industrial oven and carefully baked. M/S of the baked plastic blocks being trimmed and polished by a man at a machine.
Extreme C/U of the leaves set in plastic. C/U of a man admiring a plastic block set with gold leaves that has been adapted into a pen and ink stand - very kitsch. C/U of a man's hand dipping a pen into the ink pot holder. Various shots of paperweights, key rings and penknives all made from clear plastic with things set in it ( flowers, even nuts and bolts ) - all equally tasteless. Various C/Us on a ugly chunky lighter made from clear plastic, it rotates on a pedestal as different coloured lights are shined through it - yuk!!
Note : see also CP 581 Cuts