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The clock on grandmas mantel fell and broke . It was a basket case and I had no idea how many pieces were missing. I started the reassembly and hoped for the best.
I told the customer I would do my best but it look like there were a lot of pieces missing.
Filling in were needed for missing pieces.
I have repaired many types of glass clocks most of them crystal. This was my first antique amber glass mantel clock. I have made many kinds of custom beveled and custom bent glass for clocks. Clock shops send the bezels to me to install new glass. I use old glass when necessary to maintain the value of the antique clock.
The Waterford Crystal candle stick was sent to a shop for repair. They ground all for corners to match and did not polish them. The customer was very upset and sent the piece to me to be redone . I ground the corners back to a point per original design and polished them.
The other glass repair place sent this back as a finished job.
This was used in there wedding in Ireland.
The stopper for a crystal decanter was broken and sent to me for repair. I made the new blank first. Then I ground and polished it to fit the decanter.
I cut off the broken part of the stopper .
Then I attached the new stopper blank.
The final step to grind and polish the stopper to fit the decanter.
The large Baccarat Crystal vase had a large chip in the base. I could reshape the base but you would see the repair so I removed the base and made a new one.
I used a diamond saw to cut off the chipped base of the Baccarat Crystal vase.
The base was polished before the new foot was attached.
This small mirror with a scalloped edges
and satin v grooves goes to an antique wall scone . Sent to me from a light restoration company on the east cost , they need a duplicate mirror .
I was told they go in silver wall sconces . I will post pictures of the restored lights if and when I receive them.