Bible Restoration

Bible Restoration

Bibles tell stories... No, we aren't talking about the accompanied tales of the Christian teachings, but the quiet stories of its ...

Re-hinge

Re-Hinge

Re-hinging is a method to restore any broken hinge of a book. If the original spine is still present, but separated from the cover, we ...

Gold Tooling / Finishing

Gold Tooling / Finishing

Finishing or tooling is the last step of bookbinding and is where the beauty of this craft emerges. We use 23 carat gold leaf and 22 ...

Facsimile Bindings

Facsimile Bindings

If your book needs a brand new cover due to severe damage or is missing its cover, we can make a new binding look just like the ...

Invisible Repairs

Invisible Repairs & Reconstructions

The skilled hands of the bookbinders at ARS OBSCURA can make the repair as invisible as possible. Over the years, we have studied and ...

Resewing & Paper Repair

Re-Sewing & Paper Repairs

When you see a book wherein the pages are falling apart, papers are crumbled and torn, and the book block is broken down in sections, ...

Cloth Binding Restoration

Cloth Binding Restoration

The restoration of cloth bindings can be often more difficult and technical than that of leather bindings if all the materials are to ...