Knowhow and professions in crafts and restauration

These articles and interviews aim at helping you discover and appreciate the world of crafts and restoration of Cultural Heritage.
Donatienne Lurquin

How to take care and preserve gilded and polychrome wood

How to protect your mirrors, seats, consoles, statues, icons, pendulums, coverings, stuccos, and other gilded objects. Recommendations by Donatienne LURQUIN L’or est éternel, inaltérable, inoxydable, mais quand il est posé à la feuille … : Son

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IT SHINES BUT … IS IT GOLD?

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE PROFESSION OF GILDER, GILDING THROUGH HISTORY, HOW TO RECOGNIZE GOLD LEAF, HOW TO TAKE CARE AND PRESERVE GILDED OBJECTS, HOW GOLD LEAF IS PRODUCED AND WHICH ARE THE

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Watch out for the gilding

Everything that shines (or is golden) is not gold! Some ways to knowingly identify your “gilding” By Donatienne Lurquin – Atelier du Bois Doré – Gilded wood restorer Si la feuille d’or à la détrempe

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INTERNATIONAL CHARTER FOR THE CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION OF MONUMENTS AND SITES

(THE VENICE CHARTER 1964) IInd International Congress of Architects and Technicians of Historic Monuments, Venice, 1964. Adopted by ICOMOS in 1965. Imbued with a message from the past, the historic monuments of generations of people

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Daniel López-Obrero Carmona. Artesanía en piel. Elaboración del cordobán y guadamecí.

Somos una empresa familiar fundada en el año 1958 por mis abuelos Mercedes y Angel dedicada a mantener y continuar la tradición del cuero de Córdoba(cordobán y guadamecí) en nuestra ciudad. Actualmente la empresa está ...
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Amélie d’Hooghvorst – Modiste Plumassière

Amélie crée des chapeaux et accessoires, bijoux de cheveux et bijoux fantaisies en plumes. Artiste dans l'âme, elle aime créer des accessoires personnalisés et uniques qui donneront une touche élégante et créative à votre quotidien ...
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LIME, A NEVER EQUALED MATERIAL

By Abian Curbelo The following images will probably be familiar to you. This is probably because over the past decade those lime kilns have been declared objects of cultural interest. Lime kilns have played a

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Alain Lovenberg, Maître-Graveur

Arts appliqués aux métaux, ornementation par les techniques de gravure, ciselure et damasquinure ( incrustation de métaux précieux) de pièces métalliques telles que: Armes de chasse Couteaux Bijoux Argenterie Montres et pendules Stylos etc...
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Massimiliano Arriga, Hand craft jewellery.

I imagine,design,build and finish unique pieces of jewellery,objects and accessories. I set all my stones, I sculpter and melt wax, I engrave and model metals and wood.
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Isabelle Chavanon, Restauration de tableaux

Mon métier consiste à restaurer les tableaux de chevalets. Mes spécialisations:la Restauration et la Conservation de tableaux du XVIème.à nos jours, de tous formats sur tous types de support: toile, bois, papier, carton, cuivre .Je ...
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