Work Overview

 

Work Overview

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TYPES OF WORK
bulletart bulletironstone
bulletartifacts bulletivory
bulletantiques bulletjade
bulletchina, bone china & porcelain bulletornaments
bulletclay bulletoriental pieces
bulletcloisonné bulletpottery, ceramics & earthenware
bulletcollectables bulletsculptures
bulletcontemporary items bulletsoapstone
bulletcrystal bulletstoneware
bulletfigurines

The most commonly repaired and restored types of items we work with include:  figurines, vases, sculptures, lamps, candle holders & candelabras, glasses (crystal & glass), bowls, decorative art, wash basins with jugs, flower arrangements, ash trays, dishes, heirlooms, ornaments and antiques.

We work on:
crystal, china, ceramics, pottery, bone china, ironstone, ivory, jade, soapstone, cloisonné

We repair:

art and ornaments, artifacts, collectables, antiques, contemporary items, figures, vases, dolls and dishes

We work for:

the general public, collectors, antique stores, museums, cleaning agents and companies, galleries, moving companies, and insurance companies

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CHINA & POTTERY REPAIRS AND RESTORATION

We do repairs on items that are chipped, broken, cracked, and have missing pieces.   

 

Basic Repair

bulletfill up chips

bulletcolor touch-up

bulletthe line will show

 

Invisible Repair

bulletput pieces together

bulletfill up chips

bulletcolor touch up

bulletinvisibly glaze as best possible with the design and pattern(s) reconstructed

bulletit will be strictly ornamental and cannot be put in hot water, the dishwasher or sunlight

bulletmust be cleaned/washed with soapy dish water only

 

We have worked on items from:

England & Wales: 

Worcester, Royal Doulton, Lambeth, Minton, Chelsea, Wedgwood Wares, Derby, Coalport, Moorcroft, Adderly, Staffordshire, Devon

Ireland:

Belleek

France:

Paris, Sceaux, Sevrés, Quimder

Germany:

Meissen, Dresden, German Bisque, Kaiser, Hummel

Austria:

Beer Mugs, Vienna Porcelain

Hungary:

Herend, Zsolnai

Spain:

Llyadro

Sweden:

Marieberg

Holland:

Weesp, Hague, Delft Blau

Denmark:

Copenhagen

Switzerland:

Zurich, Nylon

Belgium, Scotland & Italy:

Capo-Di-Monte, Nove

Russia:

Russian Fine China,

Asia:

Chinese & Japanese pieces, Jades, Ming Reign, Ch'ing Reign,

American:

Rookwood, Rosenthal

 

GLASS & CRYSTAL REPAIRS

 

We do broken and chipped crystal and glass grinding on: art, ornaments, figurines, crystal, stemware, lamps, antiques, goblets, plates, candle holders, chandalliers, candlelabras, decanters, stoppers, vases, bowls and beer mugs. 

 

Repairs
We can do repairs on items that are chipped, cracked or broken.

bulletgrind it off

bulletpolish

bulletput it together

bulletfill up chips

bulleta fine line will show

 

We have worked on leading manufacturers including: Swarowski, Royal Doulton, Lallique, Bohemia, Rosenthal, Murano, Wedgwood, Stuart Crystal, Waterford, Edinburgh, Bacharet, Venatien and many more.

 

BRINGING ITEMS TO OUR STORE

If you have an item you would like repaired:

bulletPlease bring your item in for a free estimate.  Every damaged item we repair is unique and different, therefore we are unable to give average price estimates over the phone or through the internet.   
bullet
Please do not try to glue or temporarily fix the item yourself before bringing it in (we can still repair items that have been glued, but it saves a lot of time, work and cost if it is not).
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Please bring all the pieces to the store, even extremely small pieces that you think may not be useful.

*On occasion we accept items for repair, sent to us by parcel.  If you decide to mail in your item for repairs, please make sure you wrap the pieces individually as best possible, and double box it.  Please ensure that you include your full name, address and phone number so we can contact you regarding the repairs. Please note that we do not take any responsibility for damages to or from the store during shipping.  After we receive your parcel, we will call you and provide an estimate for the repairs.  We cannot provide estimates until we see the item.

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Last updated January 2015