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An antique crystal decanter with a broken neck came infor repair. I found a decanter with the simular shaped neck and removed it. I used the old stopper and ground and polished it to fit the new neck. The new neck is not a perfect match but darn close. This antique cut glass decanter is ready to go back to work fill with Scotch and enjoy. Tell a friend this type of repair is possible. I need people to see crystal repair is an option. Antique glass can be repaired don’t through it away.
Most people on seeing this broken antique cut glass decanter would say to get rid of it . This client “googled” antique glass repair and found me. I do not repair china crystal repair is the focus of my business . I been working my craft for thrity years. I am still learning to do one thing and do it well.
I would estimate this piece was made between 1910 and 1940 . It is hand cut lead crystal and I did not find a signature on it.
Sent to me” thinking “I would cut off the top and make a vase. Crystal Repair takes a bit of creative design and a lot of craftmanship. I like when cusomer totally surprised at the level of our crystal repair or glass restoration. I t dosen’t matter if its priceless or sentimental piece crystal repair is number one. Take a minute and see my creative glass designs at www.marckonys.com
Tags: Antique Bottle Repair, Antique Crystal repair, Antique Glass Repair, broken crystal repair, Broken Glass Glued, Broken glassware repair, Chipped Crystal Repair, Crystal Restoration, Glass Stopper Repair
The broken stopper wasn’t worth fixing . I made a new stopper using the old broken stopper for a pattern. Complete with the ballon the end.
The glass in an antique vanity mirror was broken. The sterling silver frame was in good shape only the mirror was broken. The way I made the new mirror is called blind beveling. I bevel a piece of mrirror with out seeing the stone . Old mirrors were beveled and then silvered . I don’t resilver mirrors so I have to bevel it blind. It takes some practice you have to watch the water coming of the stone and it will let you know if its going well.
I took off the retaining ring and removed the broken mirror.
Using the old mirror for a pattern I made a new beveled mirror. Its ready to be installed.
These arms are off a antique crystal candleabra. Made in the 1700 s the wires go on the out side of the arms . There are no holes for the wires to run through. I will get pictures of the chandelier when its complete and post them . The crystal arms were sent to me for repair from Oregon. The piece has been in the family a long time. I would love to know how it got to Oregon and when. I think it came from England.
Tags: Antique Crystal repair, antique cut glass repair, Antique Glass Repair, broken crystal arm, broken crystal repair, Broken Glass Glued, chandelier restoration, Chipped Crystal Repair, Crystal Restoration, custom made chandelier parts, glassware repair, Glueing Glass
Antique crystal perfume bottles have a common problem the daubers break off. I make the new daubers to the size of the bottle. Crystal repair like this is rewarding but you do go home smelling like roses.
Tags: Add new tag, Antique Crystal repair, antique cut glass repair, Antique Glass Repair, Bottle Repair, Crystal Repair, Glass Stopper Repair, glassware repair, Glueing Glass, New Stopper, Perfume Bottle Repair
I repaired this Antique Glass Chandelier using white cloth covered wire. A little hard to find but worth the time . I like keeping things original when I can. I would have liked to repainted the candle sleeves they look dirty to me compaired to the new wire. Gramas gone now but the antique glass chandelier is repaired and back at work.
Tags: Antique Crystal repair, Antique Glass Repair, Broken Glass Glued, chandalier repairs, Chandelier Repair, chandelier restoration, chandelier restorations, crystal chandelier repair, Crystal Repair, Crystal Restoration, custom made chandelier parts
The paper lable on the bottom says its from Italy the island of Murano. Grama had it her house for many years . She tells the story how she carried it home from her trip. Broken for years and missing many small pieces I had to restore the Venetian Glass Fish. Very carefull grinding and polishing removed the missing chips.
Now repaired the fish are back on display and Grama’s telling the story how she got them.
Only one of the candlesticks were broken but I repair both . I replaced the bobeches and attached the candle cups.
New foot and bottom on the bowl see pictures of before and after scroll down . This beautiful crystal bowl was sent to me for repair from Texas.
Tags: Add new tag, Antique Crystal repair, antique cut glass repair, Antique Glass Repair, Broken Glass Glued, Broken glassware repair, Chipped Crystal Repair, Crystal Restoration, cut glass repair, glassware repair, Glueing Glass