Conservation and Restoration of Glass

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Butterworth-Heinemann, 2003 - Crafts & Hobbies - 380 pages
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Conservation and Restoration of Glass is an in-depth guide to the materials and practices required for the care and preservation of glass objects. It provides thorough coverage of both theoretical and practical aspects of glass conservation.

This new edition of Newton and Davison's original book, Conservation of Glass, includes sections on the nature of glass, the historical development and technology of glassmaking, and the deterioration of glass. Professional conservators will welcome the inclusion of recommendations for examination and documentation. Incorporating treatment of both excavated glass and historic and decorative glass, the book provides the knowledge required by conservators and restorers and is invaluable for anyone with glass objects in their care.

* Includes both theoretical background and practical procedures, providing a comprehensive view of the subject
* Contains new highly illustrated case studies
* Concentrates on 2 and 3 dimensional glass object restoration

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