In terms of printing, foil refers to a thin layer of metal applied to paper to create a decorative effect.

Foil printing is popular for products including Business Cards and Greeting Cards, adding a touch of luxury and enhancing visual interest.

Foil can be applied in a wide range of metallic colours, with gold and silver being the most popular choices.

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