Conservation and Care of Glass Objects

SKU: R1545

By Stephen P. Koob

This book is designed to aid conservators in understanding the materials used in the conservation and restoration of glass objects. Principles and methods involved in the cleaning and restoration of historical and archaeological glass objects are addressed, including aspects of deterioration, the ethics and aesthetics of restoration, and proper conditions for storage and display. Included is a discussion of techniques for repairing broken glass and for filling gaps in colorless and colored glasses. Since 1998, Stephen P. Koob has been the conservator at The Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, New York.

  • 158 pages; hardcover
  • Published in 2006 by Archetype Publications and The Corning Museum of Glass