For someone who loves to treasure keepsakes especially the ones that have stood the test of time, replacing it with new and modern pieces will not retain its value or meaning. Hence, owners will re-plate these pieces to keep it useful. Aside from that, these infographics provide reasons why re-plating is a better option than replacing.
- It is much cheaper to re-plate.
- It saves you time from looking hardware pieces from different stores. Of course, you want something that looks exactly as the original one.
- Uniqueness is preserved.
- Its value as part of the family history is preserved.