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Our Guide to Caring for Metalware Antiques

Despite their apparent toughness, metals can scratch, dent or fracture, or may corrode. As always, care for the weakest material in an object. If possible, detach the metal parts and clean them separately. General Metal Cleaning Cover the working surface… Continue reading →

Our Guide to Caring for Antique Carpets, Rugs and Tapestries

If kept free of dust and placed where they will not get heavy wear, antique carpets and rugs stand normal everyday use. Whether hung against a wall or on the floor, always keep carpets and rugs on a flat, clean,… Continue reading →

Our Guide to Caring for Antique Ceramics and Glass

Accidental breakage is probably the highest risk for damaging ceramics and glass objects. Luckily, it’s also easy to avoid. Ceramic and glass objects are not affected by bright light or normal changes in temperature. The adhesives used on restored pieces, however,… Continue reading →

Our Guide to Polishing Antique Furniture

This article contains some general information about care of antique furniture as well as tips and solutions to common problems. The aim of polishing is to build a deep patina that you can really see down into. Only wax will… Continue reading →

Our Guide to Caring for Antiques

With our guide to caring for antiques, you can ensure they will last for many more years to come. It’s easy to cause damage to antiques and collectables, but also relatively easy to avoid once you know how to prevent… Continue reading →

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