By Georgia Kemp Caraway

What universal baking aspect can hide white earrings on furnishings? (Crushed pecans.) How do you observe a fix in a pottery vase you need to purchase? (Look at it lower than a black light.) What’s easy methods to eliminate water harm out of your great-grandfather’s Bible? (Put it on your freezer.) solutions to those questions and lots of extra are incorporated during this handy guide by way of long-time antiques specialist Dr. Georgia Kemp Caraway. geared up alphabetically, counsel, instruments, and methods is straightforward to refer to in regards to the cleansing and upkeep of universal vintage and collectible items, together with steel ads indicators, glassware, garments, and jewellery. Addenda supply info akin to easy methods to get lots at public sale, the dates of chinese language dynasties, and U.S. patent numbers. an extremely convenient pronunciation consultant is helping the monolingual between us communicate with self belief concerning the provenance of Gallé ware and Schlegelmilch porcelain. Compact but authoritative, this guide will entice either purchasers and purchasers, in addition to everybody with whatever from Grandma within the attic.

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