Securing the flaking off pieces

There are many methods used to secure the falling of pieces right in the beginning , before we start with other treatment procedures of conservation. These methods are extremely helpful as they allow the conservators work with more confidence while removing the surface accumulations that are damaging as well as obscuring the art work and other relevant details. allow safe movement of the artifact while … Continue reading Securing the flaking off pieces


Gold and Silver gilding techniques have evolved over the centuries. We love to apply gold and silver on surfaces like, wall plaster, stone, wood, metal, paper and textile. During my visit to the Calico Museum, i was amazed to see the gold work on textiles in so many different ways. In my years of experience as a conservator, i myself have studied gold application techniques … Continue reading Gilding