Metals

Throughout history, metals have been widely used for functional and decorative objects, such as tools, weapons, jewellery, sculptures, coins and medals. Metal objects need proper care to prevent or minimize corrosion and other types of damage. The following resources provide information and advice on how to care for them.

Preventive conservation guidelines for collections

Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI) Notes

Technical Bulletins

Other CCI resources on this topic

Related CCI resources

External links

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