Repairing a ceramic dog

by Dec 23, 2019Restoration

This ceramic dog was in serious need of repair. ‘Fido’ came in a broken beast!  He was in six large pieces and things didn’t look good for him.

Fido, our name for him not his owner’s, was a large (approx 36″ tall) ceramic dog. He had met with a unfortunate accident.

When he left he was whole again, the scars of his wounds barely showing.

While running around after his repair was never going to be an option – Fido can at least stand guard again looking proud!

Gadsby’s can repair many, but not all, ceramic / pottery items. If you have all of the pieces it makes the process easier.

However, depending on the nature of the whole item and the missing piece(s), it may be possible to effect a good repair even when a piece is missing.

It is worth noting that repaired items which may have been used prior to the breakage (for eating from or holding liquids etc) are unlikely to be ‘useable’ after the repair. The fix is cosmetic not functional!

Read more about the Gadsby’s Restoration and Repair services

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