After the badges are made, they don’t care about why. In fact, this idea is wrong. Most of the badges belong to metal products such as bronze, red copper, iron, zinc alloy, etc., but there will be oxidation, wear, corrosion, etc. in metal products. In the case of beautiful badges that are not maintained frequently, they will become discolored under the condition of oxidation, etc. If this happens to those badges with collection value, the collection value of the badges will also be greatly reduced, so how should we maintain our badges? Woolen cloth?
1. Measures to prevent accidental damage: Preventing the occurrence of fire is an important part that every collector must pay attention to at all times, especially for collectors who smoke, they should not take it lightly. The main protection method for accidental damage is to implement chapter isolation. Whenever reading, wear thin gloves, handle it with care, pay attention to prevent hard objects from colliding with each other, and especially pay attention not to look at the collection after drinking. In short, the protection of badges must be targeted and scientific, be foolproof, and must not be careless.
2. Anti-corrosion and anti-rust method: For metal badges, gently wipe off the dirt and water stains on the surface of the badge that are not naturally slurried, and then put them in a closed or semi-closed binding, and place them in a dry and ventilated cabinet. . It should be noted that chemical insect repellants such as camphor must be kept away to avoid direct corrosion of badge collections. Common rust-prone materials are silver, copper, iron, nickel, lead, aluminum, etc.
3. Anti-light and anti-dry method: some badges are too dry after long-term sunlight exposure, which will cause damage, so they should not be stored in places with direct sunlight. Avoiding light, ventilation, and suitable humidity are important conditions for protecting badges. Otherwise, the paint color of some badges is easy to change, and it is easy to cause aging and deformation of plastic and wooden badges. At the same time, badges made of gold, silver, copper, iron, nickel, lead, aluminum and other materials should also be protected from light.
4. Anti-corrosion and moisture-proof method: For perishable and moisture-prone collections, pay attention to adjusting the surrounding humidity, especially do not place them in dark and humid places; keep away from the kitchen and bathroom, and place them in a ventilated and cool room, and check the badges irregularly Whether there is mildew on the surface. Find problems and deal with them in time, but be careful not to damage the natural pulp. Generally, the materials that are afraid of decay and moisture are copper, iron, nickel, lead, aluminum, bamboo, cloth, paper, silk, as well as collections with lacquer and enamel.
The value of badges is not only in the materials and craftsmanship they use. The longer the badges are kept, the more important the symbolic meaning is, and the higher their value will be. Professional badge collectors will carefully collect the badges they collect. maintenance to ensure that its value does not depreciate due to oxidation, wear, corrosion, etc.
Post time: Aug-10-2022