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 and can easily crack or break 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. The following resources provide information and advice on how to care for ceramic and glass objects.

Preventive conservation guidelines for collections

Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI) Notes

Related CCI resources

External links

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