Quick question: are there any food-safe ways to re-finish dishwashered Pyrex? I picked up a Woodland 401 for 35 cents the other day. The white part of the design is still all there, and the brown is only a little faded from the dishwasheredness. I'm collecting 401s to use as cereal bowls, so this isn't a show horse piece--it's getting used (and hand-washed) almost every day. But I can tell that the brown will probably continue to chip off since the protective layer is gone.
All that to say: is there a protective, permanent layer I can put on this 401 to keep the color/design intact? I love the look of shiny Pyrex too, of course. The matte look kind of hurts my eyes.