All About Glass

All About Glass

This is your resource for exploring various topics in glass: delve deeper with this collection of articles, multimedia, and virtual books all about glass. Content is frequently added to the area, so check back for new items. If you have a topic you'd like to see covered, send us your suggestion. If you have a specific question, Ask a Glass Question at our Rakow Research Library.

How to Pack Glass Q&A Live Stream
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Have you ever wondered how to pack glass so that it doesn't break in storage or during shipping? In this live Q&A session, watch as a panel of Museum experts share how to pack glass safely and answer questions from viewers. The Museum's three new videos about packing glass are

Foam Cavity Packing Glass for Shipping
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Watch step-by-step instructions from the experts at The Corning Museum of Glass on how to pack glass for shipping using the foam cavity method. Download the Tools & Materials Source List. This video is second in a series of three. Watch more on how to pack glass for shipping: Soft Packing/Box

Soft Packing Glass for Shipping/Box-Within-a-Box
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Watch step-by-step instructions on how to pack glass for shipping using the soft packing or box-within-a-box method from the experts at The Corning Museum of Glass. Download the Tools & Materials Source List. This video is first in a series of three. Watch more on how to pack glass for shipping

Specialty & Custom Packing Glass for Shipping
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Watch examples of how to pack glass for shipping using custom methods unique to the object from the experts at The Corning Museum of Glass. Download the Tools & Materials Source List. This video is the last in a series of three. Watch more on how to pack glass for shipping: Soft Packing/Box