No matter if you are packing up for a move or storing away for another occasion, it’s important to take care while stowing away your crystal. When you pull your Waterford Baltray or Denby Aurora-Clear our of the box you want it to sparkle like new. To save yourself money and heartache in the long run follow these simply packing tips.
Keeping your crystal, like the Baccarat Arcade, safe is as easy as three steps. With so few steps there are new excuses, only ease in keeping your crystal safe.
Step 1: Find a large flat surface so that you can work easily. You don’t want to feel cramped. Take a sheet of newspaper and fully cover the entire surface.
Step 2: Take your precious crystal and put it on its side. Then take the newspaper and pull at a 45-degree angle across the piece of crystal. Now wrap the remaining newspaper around the piece of crystal. You can attach the newspaper to itself with tape.
Step 3: Take another piece of newspaper and rewrap the piece of crystal. Again, you can use a piece of tape to secure the newspaper to itself. Never attach tape to the crystal, this can cause damage.
Once your crystal pieces are safely wrapped you will want to find a box that is big enough to store your pieces without leaving too much or too little room. If you leave too much space the pieces can shift around when the box is moved. If your box is too big, simply stuff bunched up pieces of newspaper around the edges. Bunches of newspaper will be very helpful to put between wrapped pieces of crystal in the box as well.
Take care of your crystal and it will last you for years to come. It’s important to take the few extra steps needed to prevent a nick, crack or break in your treasured pieces.