MA Conservation Studies: Ceramics and Related Materials student Rose has recently carried out conservation treatment on two very small elf candle holders, just in time for the festive season. Read more about the project in this blog post.
In 2018, we were delighted to be asked by The Courtauld Gallery
in London during their temporary closure for a major refurbishment
known as 'Courtauld Connects', to treat a large maiolica dish,
possibly made in the 17th century in Savona, Italy. The dish had
been previously restored, and after an unknown number of years, the
adhesive had begun to fail. Read the full blog by students Derrin
Compton, Rosie Blay, Kate Galatian and Shawn Kwan.
My first and most enduring project since joining the West Dean
College Ceramics Conservation Department has been the tobacco leaf
platter. It is through this object that I have learnt most of the
skills that I will take away at the end of my graduate diploma