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Glass Christmas Ornaments

March 1, 2022

December is filled with holidays and traditions from around the world, and one of the older traditions is the Christmas tree. Curious about the history of glass Christmas tree ornaments? We unearth the origins of tree decorating to find out why we decorate the way we do today.

What Causes a Mirror to Tarnish?

March 1, 2022

Mirrors can suffer from tarnishing, fogging, black spot formation, de-silvering and more. So what causes mirrors to tarnish? There can be a few culprits, but there's one that's almost guaranteed to ruin a mirror. The Glass Detective explains on our blog!

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

March 1, 2022

How old does a mirror need to be to qualify as antique? What is the value of antique mirrors? Are they worth restoring? Find out the answers to these questions and more as we discuss antique mirrors.

Desilvering 101: What Causes Dark Edges Around Mirrors?

January 27, 2022

Are there dark spots along the edges or corners of your mirror? This is caused by something called de-silvering. Learn about the history of desilvering, how to fix it, and how to prevent it.

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