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If you let the candle burn down to the glass it will break. The flame got to close to the glass and broke the top. I have made many new tops for crystal candlesticks. The teardrop candlestick by Steuben is my favorite.
First step to cut off broken top.
I have repair many crystal candlesticks with this same problem.
I made the replacement top.
Replace broken top with new top.
Time to plan candle lit dinner.
The antique glass oil lamp has been in the family for generations. During the last move the glass was broken. The pewter was in good shape. We made a replacement glass .
The broken Lalique Crystal statue was a present give to a customer in his eighties. He received it when he was a young man. It holds great sentimental value and he wanted to repair it rather than replace it. Some one tried to repair it. It was covered in glue and a number of large pieces were missing. I will need to recreate the missing piece.
I use a foot from a broken Lalique compote to make the block .
Shaping the block to form legs.
The final step is to etch the glass to match. If you look close there is a small line were it was glued.
The antique glass globe was broken and many of the pieces were missing. I make a new top for antique glass globe .
I made the flag shade of the old shade.
I frosted the glass to match.
I cut and polished the design in the new top.
I installed the new top on the antique glass globe.