Metal Leaf is a micro-thin sheet of composition metal separated by pages of tissue paper. All through history in the world of decorative arts, gold leaf has played a very prominent role. Precious metals continue to exemplify quality and good tast. With inexpensive compostition leaf, we are now able to afford that special look in home decor and personal accessories. Mona Lisa leaf products and techniques make the leafing process fun and foolproof with satisfying results every time. This imitation silver leaf is made of an aluminum alloy. It gives the look of sterling silver, at a much lower cost, and will not tarnish like sterling silver.