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Janusz ChyrowskiGilder – Restorer
Janusz Chyrowski gilder, master craftsman
Continues the family tradition in gilding craft. Started in 1987 as an apprentice in his father’s gilding, carving & restoration workshop. In 1997 diplomed as a Master of Gilding Craft.
Works freelance for bespoke furniture makers, fine picture restorers & framers, antique & art dealers, galleries & museums, interior designers, architects and private collectors worldwide
He is promoting gilding as a craft, not just as a skill, is teaching and explaining the original gilding techniques, methods and the history of craft. Giving gilding classes, advise and expertise.