Due to the nature of restoration work, every piece of artwork is examined on an individual basis with an emphasis on preserving the integrity of the painting using traditional methods of restoration with the finest quality conservation tools. Great lengths are taken to ensure all works are handled and treated carefully and with precision. We can provide a condition appraisal, specialised examinations and estimates for the recommended restoration work.
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OUR RESTORATION PROCESS
Oil painting restoration
Artefact restoration services include cleaning of the oil paintings, repair of tears and cuts, relining. Our qualified art restorers will offer you a condition report and advice how best to proceed with the restoration.
Restoration of art on paper
Our experienced paper restorers can bring your precious piece of art (watercolour, drawing or print) back to life by cleaning and de-acidifying paper, removing stains, foxing spots and mould, flattening creases or even repairing tears.
Frame repair and restoration
Many old frames are worth keeping, we can rejuvenate them while still retaining their original character. We offer full frame repair and restoration services including cleaning, re-gilding, replacing of missing parts, re-glazing and re-fitting.
Framing of restored work
Once the artwork has been restored it is important to have it professionally framed. Conservation framing, using museum quality mount boards, acid free materials will help to preserve the artwork, UV filtering glazing will help to protect it from fading.