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Polish, Patina and Antiquing

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So what is the difference?

Generally, a Polish is where you use wax in the same colour as the shoe (and some neutral) to maintain a high shine on the shoe in the existing colour of the shoe.

Patina is where we either have a shoe of un-dyed leather or a shoe that has had the colour mostly stripped out of it. Which is then dyed with a variety of colours and then polished to highlight the textures and colours.

Antiquing is where we take a new shoe and use polish to create the effect of wear and age to individuate the shoe to the wearer.

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Nathan Baxter

The greatest little shoe repair shop in Newtown. That also does the coolest things ever. Key cutting, Engraving, Watch Service, and leather work is just the start.

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