1. Inspection and Planning
Skilled analysis to determine what work is necessary. If the
piece is sterling, repair can be started immediately. If silverplate,
an interim step (#2) is necessary.
2. Stripping Off Old Plate
Old silver is chemically removed. Our work begins with base metal.
3. Expert Repairing
Dents disappear and lost detail is restored by master craftsmen
on both sterling and silverplate.
4. Replacement of Parts
Years of experience enable artisans to make silver pieces almost
like new again by replacing missing parts.
5. Expert Buffing
Important step in smoothing the base metal in preparation for
6. The Magic of Replating
Highest purity silver is deposited in a heavy coat (compared
to old "quadruple plate") on the base metal of a plated
7. Careful Polishing
Know-how and loving patience help bring back the gleam and luster
of sterling and silverplate.
8. Antiquing or Oxidizing
More hand work to give old pieces an antique look and to bring
out the beauty of high and low relief areas through oxidation.
9. Final Inspection
One last test – have the proper repairs been made? Has the
best possible job been done?