Doll restoration: the history and preservation of childhood companions

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Every generation has been influenced by the unique toys and games of their childhood, but one piece has remained timeless for all. Dolls have been adored by their owners since ancient Rome, although their materials have changed over time – their enrichment has remained the same. As we grow older, these childhood companions may remain… Read more »

Caring for high value upholstery: professional cleaning and damage prevention

Antique Furniture, Guides and Advice, Latest News, Modern & Contemporary Furniture, Textiles, Upholstery, Useful articles

Over the centuries, fashions have changed and interior design along with it. One of the biggest features in a room, prior to minimalism, is the choice of textile – more precisely, the upholstery of central pieces of furniture. Therefore many chairs, settees and cabinets have been altered to fit with fashion over time, whether this… Read more »