For competition use a framed mirror or piece of granite or marble make aspic in shallpw trays the let it get firm then dice it or run it through a pastry bag as a bordure . Like Kuan says Chaud-Froid are old fashioned and kind off heavy. If you brush with aspic and its hot it will run off. You have to work in refrig out mof refrige many times to get a good coating.
5/8/15 at 12:56pm