Our Services

Silver Plating

Our award winning craftsmen have the experience to provide expert silver & metal plating services. We can color match your heirlooms precisely and return them back to their previous glory.

Metal Polishing & Lacquering

Let our professionals apply their polishing techniques to your damaged or dull antiques for a new shine!

Antique Restoration

Do you have broken antiques you think you have to throw out? Before you toss a historic item, collectible, or family heirloom, contact Antique Metal Finishing to find out if we can salvage or repair your damaged items to extend their life.

Our Timeline

Our company is founded

1949

Our founder Rudy Sjobakken opens his own business after working at the Dodge Trophy & Awards Company. Rudy works on large trophy manufacturing contracts such as the prestigious Acadamy Award’s Oscar statuette trophies.

The team is formed

1956

Rudy Sjobakken along with his daughter Connie and son-in-law Joe Pushckor team up to run the business. They move into location at 2230 California Avenue in Long Beach, CA.

Antique Metal Finishing moves to 1201 Newport Ave

1976

Antique Metal Finishing moves to new Head Quarters, a 4500 square foot facility at 1201 Newport Ave where it operates today. 

Connie and Sons run the business

Today

The market for fine silver and precious metals has changed over the years but you can expect to get the same great work and attention to detail from Antique Metal Finishing.

More Services!

Flatware Polishing

Sterling silver flatware and holloware

Church Item Restoration

Monstrance and ecclesiastic items

One-day Door Hardware Restoration

Restore and refinish your door hardware. Don’t discard

Chandeliers and Lighting Restoration

Rayo lamps, antique chandeliers, lighting fixtures

Plumbing Fixture Repair

We restore and refinish metal plumbing fixtures. Don’t discard

Trophy Plating

Plating & Refinishing your awards of sentimental value from Oscar and Emmy statuettes to Little League trophies

Family Owned Since 1949

"Since 1949, we've been helping Long Beach and surrounding area residents get the most life and beauty out of their finest antiques and most cherished heirlooms. We understand and love fine silver, gold, bronze, copper, brass... this is our life's work.  Your family heirlooms are in good hands at Antique Metal Finishing.

We also do refinishing and restoration of fireplace sets, lamps, chandeliers, brass beds and many other items too numerous to mention. Dents removed, items straightened and repaired."

Sincerely,

Connie

Connie Pushckor

Owner & Operator