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    RE: Chalkart preservation

    Gillian, Thank you for all this good information. We do have UV filters on all our lights at least! Yadin Larochette has reached out to me about an acrylic product she represents, so at least I have options. Judith

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    RE: Chalkart preservation

    Hi Judith, I spoke to Andrea Chevalier, one of our experts, and she recommended the following: Commercial spray varnishes are not suitable for art or archival materials. The resins used in these products are not specified in any detail so it is difficult ...

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    RE: Chalkart preservation

    Thanks Gillian, technology is not my friend, so slipping through the cracks is nothing new. Judith

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    RE: Chalkart preservation

    Hi Judith, Thank you for your question - I apologize, it looks like it slipped through the cracks! I will consult one of our experts and will get back to you as soon as I have more information. Thank you! Gillian ------------------------------ Gillian ...

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    RE: Lamp Shades

    Hi Maureen. As an object's conservator with over 30 years experience and a former hot glass blower, I can understand the dilema of the value of the piece versus the cost for repairing it. You might want to consider at least sending photos of the broken ...