Gilding techniques

All that glitters is not gold… Gilding is the application of gold to wood, metal, glass or ceramic. Frauds are numerous and a purchaser should be extremely prudent […]

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Improper conservation, restorations and alterations of furniture

The restoration of furniture as understood today is different to that practised in the previous century and even more different to that of the preceding centuries. Through a […]

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The examination of works of art using electromagnetic rays

A work of art is assessed, judged and commented on by a person viewing the object, itself dependant on the presence and intensity of light that is comprised […]

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