These fantastic chairs were once stained in blonde oak and upholstered in a very dated, busy tapestry fabric. Consequently, the figural details were lost in the monotone finish the wood and the design and texture of the fabric. The carved relief, piercings and details of the chair frames were brought to life with layers of Gray Limoge and Palace Gray Paint. For further enhancement, Pearl Effects in Argentine and Burnished Pearl were applied using a combination of dry brushing and wet distressing. Van Dyke Glaze was also applied "age" the finish. Top coat was then applied to protect the finish. Rich, gray velvet fabric was selected to compliment the chair frames without stealing the spot light or overpowering the gorgeous carvings or new finish Ornate arch cup hardware pulls were attached to the back of the substanial side chairs to allow them to be easily drawn for seating. Complete as a set of six with two arm chairs and 4 side, these chairs are fit for a king, queen and the rest of the royal family.