Silver Polishing [tutorial]


In this video, Nicole Grabow, Objects Conservator and Preservation Conservator, Midwest Art Conservation Center, discusses when and why polishing may be undertaken and demonstrates how to appropriately conduct abrasive polishing with calcium carbonate. This video supplements the session, "Cleaning and Polishing Silver" given at the 2017 ATALM annual conference held in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico, on October 10-13, 2017.