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If you’ve ever stopped and admired the ambiance of a vintage object, you should know that you’re not alone. Nowadays, the so-called patina associated with an aged and worn look, is so popular that professionals and DIYers alike go to great lengths to recreate the appearance.
Commonly, the word patina refers to the natural beautification of an object’s surface material as a result of age and use, such as worn leather or aged furniture. More traditionally, patina refers to the greenish film that appears on the surface of metals, such as copper and bronze, as a result of age and weathering. In certain cases and styles, patina is often considered to add to the value and desirableness to an object.
While some people may go out of their way to recreate the look of an aged patina, others may prefer to restore vintage objects to their original condition. However, there are certain objects that could potentially lose incredible historical and monetary value if the patina were to be removed: