Care and Storage of Christmas Ornaments The artisans that make Christopher Radko ornaments take great pride in creating these works of heart. Radko tempered-glass ornaments are noticeably strong and are solid to the touch. Unfortunately, this does not mean they are unbreakable. These works of heart need to be carefully maintained to ensure their lasting beauty. So here are some tips on keeping your treasures safe and sound.
When it comes to cleaning, gentle care will ensure that your glass Dust your ornaments with a feather dustertreasures will be around for decades for you and your children to enjoy. The paint or lacquer used on Christopher Radko ornaments is water based. Do not clean any ornaments with water, glass cleaner, detergents or other chemical solutions all of which could smear the finish. Instead, just dust off your ornaments with a simple feather duster, which attracts dust like a magnet.
Ornaments must be protected from extreme temperature changes and humidity- conditions often present in unheated, uninsulated areaWrap your ornaments in acid free tissues like basements and attics. Such unstable environments can cause stress fractures over time. Never store or display ornaments in direct sunlight, which can cause delicate pigments to fade. Instead, keep ornaments in a guest-room closet or some other temperature-controlled place.Wrap these fine collectibles in acid-free tissue, microwaveable paper towels, or cotton batting and store them in sturdy plastic containers or sturdy cardboard boxes with secure tops.
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