Bronze and stone, often used for sculptures in public spaces, strong and beautiful materials with the proper care just becomes more beautiful with time, and lasts for many years to the delight of residents and tourists.
Public sculptures investment helps to give character and value to an area. The memorials and active players in the urban space.
But the materials also have enemies! Although they are very durable properties, they will over time also degraded by climate dueeskrementer, wear, vandalism, improper care, etc.
And it can go fast! Frost is mercilessly against wrong performed works. First there is crumbled joints away or opened a hole can degradation strongly and repairs is often more expensive.
Many sculptures and monuments have now been in the wind and weather for many years, and thus the danger is great for casting materials inside the bronze sculptures are rusted away. This increases the risk of falls. and it is a security risk municipality is responsible.
One should be careful with surface treatments. Performed without professional knowledge on the worst-case cause discoloration and blotches, whereby the artistic expression changed.
These monuments are part of our heritage and are under Kulturarvsstyrelsen protection. You should only use professionals who have knowledge of how to treat historical monuments, for maintenance.
Sculpture Foundry recommend coating with wax.
We work with Kunstkonserveringen – Danish museums center for the conservation of art.