Conserving the Cheapside Hoard

By catherine nightingale on 16 Feb 2014
A pendant from the Cheapside Hoard during conservation

A pendant from the Cheapside Hoard during conservation

At first glance, it is the fantastic gems which catch your eye – the range of stones and skilful cuts are breath-taking. It is only when the objects which make up the Cheapside Hoard are closely examined that the quality of the enamel work on the objects can truly be appreciated. Whilst conserving the objects for the current exhibition, it is the enamel that has really captured my imagination and my admiration. Read the full postRead the full post