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Minas Art

Restoration

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Restoration

Paintings

Canvas paintings are notorious for collecting dust and odours. For this reason, they must be well maintained. We clean, varnish, deodorize and restore all types of paintings from oil on canvas to mix media and acrylic. Even with a tear in the canvas, Minas Art will make it disappear. Stretching and mounting paintings is also part of this category of services offered.

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Frames

Antique frames have a certain way of lifting a painting to make it look spectacular! The Minas Art family specializes in cleaning these fragile antique frames with different products and techniques. Also, our speciality is restoring them in cases where there are cracks, chips and even when certain pieces of the frame are missing, rebuilding them is weekly practice.

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Statues Porcelain / Ceramics

Our unique restoration techniques give us the ability to restore porcelain and ceramic to the point that the repairs remain invisible. Even in scenarios where several pieces are missing, restoring them its near original condition is the pride of our labor! Whether it’s an alabaster, clay, terra cotta, stone, metal, jade, or ivory, by the end it will look like it was never broken.

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Chandeliers & Lamps

Chandeliers have the potential to brighten up any room, but to do so, they must be well maintained and cleaned regularly to look new and sparkle in the way that only a chandelier could. Minas Art has many years of experience in chandelier maintenance, cleaning, rewiring & repair. We have restored chandeliers that at first glance seemed impossible to clean and repair.

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Carpets & Tapestries

Cleaning, repairing and appraising all types of different carpets and tapestries.

All carpets need to be maintained on a regular basis to preserve their quality. Dirt and residues cause the bulk of the damage and thus need to be removed to prevent damage on the rug.

All types of carpets and rugs from Oriental Persian to Chinese and European rugs.

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Glass / Crystals

Due to their transparent nature, glass and crystals are more challenging but not impossible to restore. With our specialized techniques, we can join broken pieces together. Although in most cases the joint will show, the bond will be very resistant and watertight.

Cutting and polish glassware that have chips in them is also a service offered. Once finished with the restoration process, these glasses can be used without any worries.

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Antiques / Antique Furniture

Restoration of antiques and antiques furniture is what put Minas Art on the map. Always finding a way to fix the problem at hand, especially if it had emotional value to long-time customers. Sometimes our oldest memories connecting us to a family member is through an antique object that belong to them, therefore we it gives real pleasure to give that feeling to others.

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Eskimo / Inuit art

Minas Art has years of experience in repairing all types of Eskimo/Inuit art (Soapstone, whale bone, etc.). With special techniques, even with pieces missing, we can restore them so that no fracture lines are visible. Your beloved items will be good as new!

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Metal repair

When it comes to metal, there are many different types that has entered the workshop throughout the decades. From Bronze to brass, from polishing to plating, creative solutions are found and the post restoration, the old or antique look will remain.

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