Synonyms for Gilding:

n.

artifact (noun)
gilt.
gilding (noun)
gilt.

v.

ornamenting (verb)
Bedecking, Dandifying, prettifying, Festooning, Emblazoning, Decorating, Garnishing, Adorning, trimming, bedizening, Ornamenting, crowning, Enriching.

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Other relevant words:
gilt.

Usage examples for gilding

  1. Old chairs, with remnants of enamel and gilding and seats of faded damask, stood all about. – David Elginbrod by George MacDonald
  2. The temple, which is open along its entire length, is dark and mysterious, with touches of gilding in distant corners melting away into the gloom. – Madame Chrysantheme Complete by Pierre Loti Last Updated: March 4, 2009
  3. The sterns and bulging quarter- galleries of Spanish, French, and Portuguese war ships were so incrusted with gilding it seemed a pity to batter them with shot. – Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast by Samuel Adams Drake