What Is the Value of My Antique Mirror and Should I Restore It?

What Is the Value of an Antique Mirror? People often think of their heirloom furniture, such as mirrors, as priceless antiques. They consider them invaluable due to the history they’ve garnered through the various generations they have survived. The truth is, not all antique looking mirrors actually have age value as you might suppose. Yes, […]

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What Causes a Mirror to Tarnish?

The Case of the Malicious Mirror Mastic Question: Dear Glass Detective, I have had 3 sets of 2 brilliant-cut glass mirrors made over the last 20 years. The mirrors had birds carved in them and they looked fantastic when new. However, none have lasted more than a few years without tarnishing badly—the silvering turns misty […]

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