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Use a Cell Pack
Purchase cell boxes from specialty packing supply stores or ask for used boxes at a grocery store or liquor store. You can also purchase the cardboard dividers (cells) separately. Just make sure they will fit whatever size box you're using.Continue to 2 of 10 below.
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Prepare the Box
Prepare the cell box and make sure you have both plain white/brown packing paper and tissue paper on hand.Continue to 3 of 10 below.
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Stuff the Globe
Select a glass. Take several sheets of packing paper and gently stuff the interior of the glass's globe. Keeping filling the space until there is no space left. Be gentle. Don't press on the sides of the glass or push the paper in too tightly.Continue to 4 of 10 below.
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Place Glass on its Side
Layout several sheets of tissue paper and place the glass on its side perpendicular to the corner of the paper.Continue to 5 of 10 below.
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Take two to three sheets of tissue and pull the corners around the glass, then gently roll the glass forward, gently tucking the tissue into the globe and around the base until the glass is completely wrapped.Continue to 6 of 10 below.
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Fold the Paper Around the Glass
Gentle fold the paper around the globe and stem, carefully molding it to the glass. Repeat this wrapping procedure at least twice to ensure glass is properly protected.Continue to 7 of 10 below.
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Place the glass into one of the cells, stem first. Gentle pack tissue or bubble wrap into any open spaces. Repeat first 8 steps for the remaining stemware.Continue to 8 of 10 below.
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Use Bubble Wrap to Top Up Box
Once you've filled each cell and the box is full, place bubble wrap or tissue paper on top of the packed stemware to ensure there's no room for movement.Continue to 9 of 10 below.
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Secure the flaps, then gently shake the box. If the box rattles, there are some gaps that need to be filled.
Once the box is full and it doesn't rattle, secure the top with packing tape or sealing tape.Continue to 10 of 10 below.
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Once you've taped the box closed, mark the box "fragile" and label it with the appropriate room and content listing.