Archive for the ‘Broken Stem’ Category
These wine glasses were sent from Italy for restoration. They survived two world wars and succumb to a family move. They hold many memories and toasted many events .
Luckily the bowls were not damaged . They were in need of a stem and foot transplant.
Draw pattern of stem to maintain correct height.
The family toasting glass was broken were the stem meets the foot. The very ornate Venetian wine glass has been in the family for generations.
Chipped wine glasses ,chipped water glasses ,chipped rock glasses, champagne glasses and chipped cordial glasses can be ground and polished to look like new. Crystal glassware is hand made and each glass is a little different size. Stemware from the major manufactures can be very expensive and some times the patterns have been retired so repairing is the only option.
Waterford Crystal , Baccarat Crystal , Lalique Crystal , Steuben Crystal , Orrefors Crystal , Tiffin , Fostoria , Kosta Boda, Cambridge, Stuard, Hawkes Crystal, Daum Crystal, I have repaired them all.
The blue stem Orrefors candlesticks were broken in many places both the candle cups and one of the bases. I needed to make replacement candle cups and reattach the base.
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.
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The antique crystal candlesticks were dropped and broken. We carefully reassembled them. Antique glass candlesticks like these after repair set a beautiful dinning table. Sent to me from Miami Florida for repair. The customer was very happy to get them repair because they came from Grandma.
Set the table for a candle lit dinner.
A common place for wine glasses to break is were the stem connects to the foot. I have repair thousands of glasses with this type of damage. The repaired glass is stronger than a new glass.
Its a glass with a history and it had to be restored. I found a glass with the same shape and transferred the top to the metal stem. I don’t know the history but she was very happy it was back in use.
They are for display only , but the grand kids didn’t know that. Turn your back for a minute and you will have to send me your gable for repair. Your honor my be a good judge but his baby sitting skill are off.
Looking for some glass nails . The grand kids will love it. More work for me.
Off the table on to the floor the lamp went with a crash. ” Don’t worry I know a place that does crystal repair. Who Bruening Glass Works can repair crystal.” Mom was still crying about her lamp but when she called I told her I can repair it.
I cut off the broken base and went looking for a new base in my parts department. The shade for a hurrican lamp was the right size and shape.