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Posted on 18 January 2022 by tszcheung
Being one of the luckiest to take the placement at my school, the Cardiff University, is absolutely rewarded from various working aspects. Starting from cleaning the Roman coins, I learnt […]
Posted on 17 January 2022 by Alice Law
Conservation is collaborative field. Training is a constant process of learning, tying together strands of different disciplines to understand options for treating an object – how it was made, the […]
Posted on 17 January 2022 by natalielongworth
Over the summer, I had the opportunity to do a six-week student placement at Bolton Museum. During my time there, I had the opportunity to work with a wide range […]
Posted on 6 January 2022 by Leonie McKenzie
Why the investigation? When conserving objects, it is important to know what materials it’s made up from. This will give insight into the types of decay or damage that might […]
Posted on 22 March 2021 by natalielongworth
Working in conservation, we have a duty to look after objects that have been entrusted to us. Each time we handle objects, the risk that we could damage them increases. […]
Posted on 19 March 2021 by tszcheung
Pottery marks are a dependable means by which the manufacturers, origins, production dates and so many details of the ceramics may be identified. Often, the marks include factory names or […]
Posted on 22 January 2021 by niamhgrady
In heritage conservation, each object has its own stakeholders who could be affected by the outcomes of any conservation treatment that is carried out on that particular object. At Cardiff […]
Posted on 16 January 2021 by eleanordurrant
February 2020 found me with my eyes glued to the medieval ‘Palermo garments’ in the Kunsthistorisches Museum’s online collection, admiring the photos of intricate stitching and wonderfully preserved silks. At […]
Posted on 16 January 2021 by jingyizhang
Asian lacquerware is a unique art form that involves coating objects with layers of natural resin to produce decorative and protective coatings. Asian lacquer is derived from the refined sap […]
Posted on 5 June 2020 by Caitlin Jenkins
This month's addition to our Alumni Spotlight series is William Tregaskes, who was kind enough to answer some questions about his experiences since graduating from Cardiff. What course did you […]
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