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Advice and Tips: Caring for Antiques
From Antiuqes Are Green "a movement which promotes a valuable heritage industry and embraces green and ethical issues."
The Antiques Almanac
"The Antiques Almanac, a five-edition-per-year online magazine for beginning and intermediate antiques collectors and those just interested in finding out about old things, is your first stop on the Web in your search for information about antiques and collectibles. Here, you'll find articles on a variety of American and international antiques, including furniture, china, glass, silver, and other decorative arts from the Colonial, Empire, Victorian, Art Nouveau, and Art Deco Periods, plus vintage and modern collectibles, interesting historical facts, antique tips, and recommendations for caring for your collections." Also includes "Antiques Glossaries."
Antiques Roadshow
Website of the PBS show where found items and antiques are appraised. Included are videos, articles, and more.
Antiques Roadshow Appraisals Archive
Filter over 4500 appraisals by Category, Seasons, Episodes, Periods and more.
Care and Preservation
Click on the article title to see it, not the subject heading. From
Care of Antiques
From the British Antique Dealers' Association.
Caring for Your Treasures
Guides to care for Architecture; Books; Glass & Ceramics; Documents & Works of Art on Paper; Furniture; Home Videotape; Metal Objects; Paintings; Photographs; Textiles; and Matting & Framing. From the American Institute for Conservation.
Dictionary of Archives Terminology
Browse alphabetically. From the Society of American Archivists.
Glass Dictionary
"Glass from A to Z." From the Corning Museum of Glass.
The Glass Encyclopedia
Click on any of the alphabetical glass links on the left side of the webpage.
Gold Hallmark Identification Wizard
Select an assay office symbol and follow the directions for find out where your gold jewellery was made.
How to Care for Your Artifacts
Topics include textiles, documents, books, images and furniture. From the North Carolina Museum of History.
How to Pack Your Antiques
Kovels: Antiques and Collectibles
Includes a price guide for over 600,000 antiques and collectibles (dolls, toys, folk and ethnic art, furniture, clocks, lighting, jewelry, glass, music, pottery, porcelain, prints and paintings, silver / other metals, and more) in the United States (free registration required), an Antiques and Collectibles Directory (appraisals, publications, archives, museums, auctions, repairs, supplies, restoration, and more).
Northeast Document Conservation Center Resources
Provides preservation information of paper documents to museums, libraries, archives, historical organizations, and other cultural institutions, as well as to private individuals. Includes links to digital Preservation Leaflets on topics from the storage environm
Sotheby's Magazine
Articles from 2018 to the present.

Emergencies & Disasters
Disaster Response & Recovery Guides
Includes PDF guides and Tip Sheets. From the American Institute for Conservation.
Resources for the Public and Historic Property Owners
From the Smithsonian Cultural Rescue Initiative.

Silver & Silversmiths
American Sterling & Coin Silver Marks
Click on the letter of the maker's name. From the Online Encyclopedia of Silver Marks, Hallmarks & Maker's Marks.
Britannia Silver Standard Hallmarks in Great Britain
An article about the history of the Britannia silver standard and the hallmarks from the 1600's through the 20th century. Includes many pictured examples and descriptions of hallmarks. From the Association of Small Collectors of Antique Silver.
Online Encyclopedia of Silver Marks, Hallmarks & Makers' Marks
Extensive resource for researching silver marks, hallmarks, trademarks and makers' marks. Also includes silverplate trademarks and a large collection of e-book internet links. Topics: American Marks, World Marks, British Marks, Patterns, Library, Resources.
Silversmiths & Related Craftsmen:
American Silversmiths
Contains brief biographies of over 6,000 American silversmiths, jewelers, watchmakers, and other related craftsmen. Includes pewtersmiths.
Index of Initial Marks
Alphabetical images of American silversmiths' marks of initial letters only.

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