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 Saving your treasures

Dishes / Glassware / Silverware

Dinnerware, glassware, and silverware collections are made from many materials: ceramics, glass, metals, wood, bone, leather, etc. These types of object are found throughout the world and throughout history. They are cared for by objects conservators.

Antique Dish

More Resources (pdf)
Caring for Ceramics and Glass
Caring for Glass and Ceramics
Repair of Ceramics by Conservator
Ring Supports for Round Based Objects
Caring for Silver


If you have any questions, ask a conservator.


Preservation Principles

Types of Material

Types of Objects
   Books / Bibles / Scrapbooks
   Works of Art
   Textiles / Clothing / Uniforms
   Tools / Mechanical / Instruments

   Dishes / Glassware / Silverware
   Native American Items
   Natural History Specimens

More Resources
   Preservation Documents  (pdfs)
   Glossary of Terms
   See what we've done

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