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Metal Restoration & Buy Back

August 14 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Have your damaged sterling silver, silver plate, pewter, brass, copper, bronze and gold treasures restored to their former beauty. Our visiting metalsmith, Rita Robbens, can also repair and restore spelter, zinc, and nickel. 

Give family heirlooms new life. Turn flea market finds into treasure. Welcome a new baby with a restored and polished baby cup once used by a grandparent. Surprise Mom by restoring her silver tea set.  

Chances are, if you have a damaged or worn metal piece, Rita Robbens can repair and restore it. Her career in metalsmithing began with several years as an apprentice to a Master Silversmith. She now has over 30 years of experience and a workshop with state-of-the-art equipment, much of it custom and hand-crafted. Once she assesses your project, she'll provide a free estimate of the restoration. 

Services Include

  • Dent Removal
  • Soldering of loose or separated pieces, like teapot handles and broken metal candlesticks. Expert detailing to hide where the work was done.
  • Polishing—from satin to highly polished finishes. Can remove lacquer if necessary.
  • Plating
  • Replacement of missing pieces, such as beveled mirrors, natural hair bristles, imitation tortoise shell combs, stainless steel blades and cutlery, sterling ferrells, hinge pins.
  • Reset of loose inserts and handles on flatware and cutlery
  • Reparation and restoration of torn, broken, and dented metal holloware, both filled and unfilled.
  • Removal of fire damage.

Silver, Gold & Brass BUY BACK:

Turn your unwanted silver, gold, brass & silverplate into cash. Robben Antiques will buy sterling silver, gold & brass - tea sets, flatware, candle sticks, etc. They'll also purchase Victorian antique silver plate in good condition. Picture ID and signature required.


August 14
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Event Category:
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