Ceramics and glass
Glass and ceramic objects have been produced for thousands of years for both functional and decorative purposes. They are very hard and brittle, easily cracking or breaking on impact. In certain instances, some of these objects can also be damaged by improper light, humidity, and temperature. Generally the most important precaution is to avoid situations that could cause breakage.
Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI) Notes
- 6/6 Long-Term Effects of Acid-Cleaning Archeological Ceramics 1999 (PDF, 370 KB)
- 8/1 Removing Dust from Ceramic and Glass Objects 1993 (PDF, 369 KB)
- 8/3 Preservation of Low-Fired Ceramic Objects 2002 (PDF, 1,006 KB)
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