Melody has studied with ceramic conservators from England, and the US as well as art historians from many locations. Melody's 30 plus years of experience have allowed her to obtain an extensive knowledge and advanced understanding of restoration, conservation and preservation techniques in the area of ceramics. She has spent countless hours perfecting various techniques such as mending, filling, color matching and airbrushing. She has studied in Virginia, East Field Village, New York City Ceramics Conference, Winterthur, Plymouth, Deerfield Village, along with curators and archeologists from around the world and with years of consulting with the world’s finest conservators in the business she has perfected her skills. Melody's success in the field has earned her a huge base of satisfied clients.
We offer many services to meet your projects requirements Mel's Belles Restorations has been working for many years in the area of conservation and restoration of antique to modern ceramic artifacts, precious family heirlooms and collections, such as figurines, dolls, jugs, platters, plates, mochaware, pearlware, redware, stoneware, statuary, chalk ware, and much more.
We offer gravestone cleaning and repair. If you need any ceramic item, statue, plaster cast designs, gravestones, dolls, cleaned, stabilized, repaired, or a complete restoration, Mel's Belles can serve your needs in a professional and courteous manner.
If available, please send pictures via email of your damaged item and we will send an estimate of repair.
Using this option for an estimate should be considered an approximation. We will perform a detailed evaluation when an item is shipped, and necessary repairs are determined. There is no cost for this service if you have the item restored.
When you decide to have the item repaired, you will be required to send a deposit for one half of the estimate. Pictures will be taken on arrival of said piece and at periodic stages of the restoration process.
When the item is complete you will be required to send the balance due, which will include shipping, insurance and handling.
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