In this 3 day seminar students will learn the preservation of clock mechanisms and their cases. The topics covered will include: Conservation vs. Restoration vs. Repair Horological Ethics Obligation to Client Conservation and Restoration of Marquetry & Chinoiserie cases Principles and Objectives for Maintaining an Artifact Conservation of Brass Dials Conservation of Guilded Surfaces Conservation vs. Restoration of Mechanism and Repair Treatment Interventions Case Restructuring and Veneer
This is a seminar with both lectures and hands on activities open to all interested individuals. Although the class will focus on conservation techniques other subjects will be covered as well. All materials, supplies and machinery will be provided
The seminar will be held at the NAWCC School of Horology on Friday-Sunday between the hours of 8:00 and 5:00.