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

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.

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What Causes a Mirror to Tarnish?

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!

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Glass Christmas Ornaments

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.

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Desilvering 101: What Causes Dark Edges Around Mirrors?

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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