In USA Iconigrapher we specialize in the Maintenance, cleaning and Restoration of Damaged Portable Icons and Murals, Frescoes, Sculptures, Mosaics as well as Hagiography of Churches.
Maintenance pictures It is a process whose purpose is the preservation of relics, slowing the deterioration processes and restore their shape.
Defined as restoration measures need to be taken, to become an object, of wear or damage, understood with minimal sacrifice and historical integrity. The images, depending on the age and circumstances of their reception, They are likely to get damaged more frequently warping and cracking due to moisture, deterioration by insects, soot deposits from candles and lamps, the over-paintings, the varnish oxidation and color loss.
By Vasilis F. Sulaj
As art conservators we are responsible for the technical examination, the conservation and preservation of old Church icons. Our purpose is with various techniques to highlight the aesthetic and historic value of the images without distorting the structure, the form and character.