The beautiful painted archway is the entrance to the Cathédrale Notre-Dame-du-Puy in Le Puy-en Velay, France.

This Romanesque cathedral was conceived as a shelter and prayer site for medieval pilgrims heading to the religious shrines of Santiago de Compostela in northwestern Spain. 

The Salle des Fêtes ~ the former ballroom at the Musée d'Orsay, Paris

Aged clock face and objects in our studio. To find out more about this particular clock face, go HERE

Attention to detail on shutters and windows at the Palace of Versailles.

Step one in recreating this panel, is producing a painted sample board.  By doing this, you will get a practice run in mixing the various colours and testing your ageing skills to obtain the required finish on furniture.

Nature's beautiful way of adding patina ~ Montmartre, Paris.

You cannot create patina that looks authentically old, using modern commercial paint. This is why not.

A 1712 Venetian bureau cabinet, on sale at Sotheby’s, New York.

The exquisite gold clock inside the famous Paris museum, the Musée d'Orsay.

Exquisite gilded ceiling detail in the Louvre, Paris!

The kitchen was opened up to the living room creating the usual problem of whether to continue with the existing parquet blocks.

Inspirational curiosities to be found in Paris antique shops.

Before its make-over, this hand painted display cabinet was a lot smaller, missing some of its cornice mouldings and was covered in a lot of varnish. See how it was transformed here, using the FARRAGOZ methods.

Italian commode, 18th century, maker: Giuseppe Maria Bonzanigo (1745-1820)

The box in the corner depicts a scene of Venice. We have had this for ages. Other images of objects in chipped gold and creams. Always be on the look out for unique objects. It is quite easy to give them an age old feel, using FARRAGOZ recipes and techniques.

A farrago of old signs, iron work, lights and architectural decorations, adorn the Passage des Panoramas in Paris

Painted figure of a praying woman in the small church in Chilhac, Haute-Loire, France.

This polychrome wooden sculpture, depicting Saint Germain l'Auxerrois and dated xv th century, can be found in the Church of Saint-Germain l'Auxerrois  in Paris.