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How a 28-year-old Polly Pocket set is professionally restored

Kerchie is a YouTuber who repairs vintage Polly Pocket sets. She shows us how she restores one from 1992. This includes repainting the characters and the interior of the compact, creating a new foil logo and gluing it on, and creating new polymer clay wings for the characters. Visit Insider’s […]
How a 28-year-old Polly Pocket set is professionally restored
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How old paintings are professionally restored

Sara Drew is a conservator at Centre Art Studio in New York City. She showed us how she cleans and restores a 180-year-old painting of English opera singer Lucia Elizabeth Vestris. The painting has paint loss, thick layers of dirt and tobacco smoke, and physical tears. Visit Insider.com for more […]
How old paintings are professionally restored