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Adorn: Timeless pieces

Adorn: Timeless pieces

← Previous blog Nicola Hearn, Adorn Volunteer Hi, my name is Nicola and over the summer I frequently volunteered for the exhibition Adorn, Jewellery; the Human Story. In today’s blog post I will be talking about my favourite case in the exhibition, Materials and...
Conserving iron

Conserving iron

← Previous blog Cym Storey, Conservator, Colchester Museums While in one of the museum store rooms recently I came across a set of four painted cast iron stove panels (COLEM:1926.5196) in need of conservation. The panels were very dirty and corroded, and losses...
Adorn: Your Stories

Adorn: Your Stories

← Previous blog Claire, Your Stories participant At the beginning of May I saw a casting call on Facebook from my local museum, Colchester Castle. They were opening a new exhibit called Adorn: Jewellery,The Human Story and they were asking local people to submit...
Adorn: A Volunteer’s View

Adorn: A Volunteer’s View

← Previous blog Next blog → Tom Harffey, Adorn Volunteer The Adorn exhibition is an eye-opening, incredible collection of ancient jewellery, mostly found in the local area. We as humans have always been intelligent and skillful, and it truly is both a...

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