WHAT IS 24K GOLD ON BASE. 24K Gold Leaf on Base is a special foil called Base. On this base the 24K Gold is evaporated via heat onto the foil sheet. The advantage of this is to give the user a easier handling of the gold sheet and also only cost less than pure Gold sheets. Traditional Gilding/ Antiques Craftsmen do use Gold Leaf on Base to finish their work more quicker. Gold Leaf on Base is not is not eatable and can only be used for crafting, decor purposes. Area of Usage: arts, crafts, sculptures, framing, design projects and decorations Interior Design and artistic work Home Decoration (furniture), Gilding, Design Antique photo frame, Sculptures CONTENT: Each gold leaf sheet is separated with a thin paper sheet to make the handling more easy / 500 X Sheet Size: 1.96 x 1.96 inch (50mm x 50mm) by StyleGold.