Statuette restoration, like any other form of statue care, is a time-consuming process that can be best left to experts. While there are a number of viable options, some of the most effective include sandblasting or chemical peels, hand carving, surface peeling, and cold therapy. These processes are used to remove rust, stains, and oxidation from statues, as well as to simply restore them to near-new condition. They also combine an increase in resale value with an increase in aesthetic beauty.
In terms of statues used in religious ceremonies, there are some unique options that are being explored by enthusiasts around the world. One of the most fascinating of these is the process of “Statue Penectomy”, which involves removing a statue from its pedestal and then restoring it using metal parts and peels. This is used to remove defects and imperfections while returning the statue to its former glory. Because this process is extremely labor intensive, only a handful of devotees have ever attempted it successfully.
There are other statue restoration methods that do not require any removal of the statue itself. Many of these techniques attempt to achieve the same results through various means, such as a coat of varnish or a layer of wax. This method can achieve a variety of effects, including a higher resale price for a previously owned statue and the avoidance of potential damage to the statue through extreme temperature fluctuations. One of the most popular ways of restoring old statues has been accomplished by artist Louis Sullivan. One of the most fascinating aspects of his work is the process he used to bring the statue to life.