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Glass elephant figurine made out of pink rock glass. It was broken in many pieces and in need of restoration.
Sent to us from Atlanta George not a valuable pieces but very important .
The antique glass fish was made by Steuben . Some time ago the fin was broken off and lost. I made a new fin and attached it.
The Steuben Crystal repair starts with grinding off what was left of the broken fin.
I made the replacement crystal fin.
I attached the new fin and the Steuben Crystal repair was complete.
Sent from New York, New York for restoration the Waterford Crystal wine glass had a broken stem . It was cracked in two places were the stem meets the foot and were the stem meets the bowl.
Some were in New York city a couple is having a glass of wine with dinner and remembering when they went to Ireland in the 80’s . They bought a set of Waterford Crystal Wine glasses after the factory tour.
Tags: Antique Crystal repair, Antique Glass Repair, Antique glassware repair, Broken Glass Glued, Chipped Crystal Repair, Crystal Repair, Crystal Repair New York, Crystal Restoration, glassware repair, Glueing Glass, Waterford Crystal Repair
Replacement glass for an antique clock . We made for antique clock a cut glass jar that holds mercury . The cut crystal jar is eight sided and is two inches by three and a half inches by nine inches . When install in its metal frame it becomes the pendulum for an antique grandfather clock .
We make beveled glass from our stock of old glass having the right type of glass is very important.
The antique clock sat on the mantel since the beginning of time . One of the kids went to wind the clock and broke the glass . I save old glass for clocks like this. New glass is a different color green and is very flat. The antique glass has a yellow hue and a distorted finish. Sometimes the antique glass has bubbles and blisters . This is important when it comes to the value of the clock. An antique clock with new glass doesn’t retain its resale price.
I have antique beveling machines that run on leather belts. The same type used to make this antique beveled glass lens originally. The fitting of the antique replacement beveled glass in the bezel is very tricky. The tolerances are with in thousands of an inch. I make replacement beveled clock glass for clock shops all over the the country most of them in New York and LA.
Grandmas antique glass cake plate was broken during washing. Hot water was the problem it happens over and over again. I seen it many times. The good part about heat cracks is they are very clean breaks. The pieces fit back together and there are no small chips. This antique glass plate looked great after the repair.
Tags: Antique Bottle Repair, Antique Crystal repair, Antique Glass Repair, Antique glassware repair, broken crystal repair, Broken Glass Glued, Crystal Repair, Glueing Glass, pressed glass repair, pressed glass restoration
The bowl had a lot of scratches on the bottom and the bird had chips on its beak and tail . I reshaped the head and beak . Then matched the very fine etched finish. The bottom with all the scratches and ware marks was hard to polish with out removing the signature.
The pieces from the antique glass plate were shipped to me from Boston Mass. I was able to repair the broken antique glass plate. There were several small chips along the cracked edges of the plate. After putting it back together I polished out the small chips.
Broken crystal stem are repairable. This Waterford wine glass was broken in three pieces. I repaired the glass for a fraction of replacement cost.
If you break a wine or water glass you should save the pieces because hey can be used to repair other glasses.
Tags: Antique Crystal repair, Antique glassware repair, broken crystal repair, Broken Glass Glued, Broken glassware repair, Crystal Repair, Crystal Restoration, glassware repair, Waterford Crystal Repair
The broken Waterford crystal ice bucket was sent to me from Atlanta, Georgia . What happened was common after the party they poured out the ice and then wash it in hot water. Waterford crystal can not take the thermal shock.