Best of the Blogs – May

Unusual and unwanted objects are the focus of this month’s ‘Best of the Blogs’. A mysterious object found in the Staffordshire Hoard, a reverse glass print, an Afghan coat and Museum Freecycle are discussed in the articles below….

1. The Heritage Trust

A fascinating video on a mystery object found in the Staffordshire Hoard

2. The Book and Paper Gathering

What is a reverse glass print and how do you conserve it? Find out in this enlightening article!

3. University of Glasgow

This interesting article by Textile Conservation Student, Hannah Vickers, highlights the need for fully understanding an object history before starting conservation

4. Association of Independent Museums

Do you have items or equipment you no longer need? Do you need something but don’t have the cash? Try Museum Freecycle! Here is a short, but useful blog post on the benefits of using Museum Freecycle and how to get started

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