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The crystal birds were dropped and broke. I need to cut off the broken pieces. Then layout the pieces and make a drawing of the pieces needed. I made the replacement pieces of glass . The hard part of this restoration is the fitting of the new pieces.
This was a very difficult restoration because grinding and fitting the new pieces . This is the seventh and final attempt. I was told it was made by
If you forget to put out the candle it will burn down and crack the candle cup. Repairing crystal candlesticks is a challenge. The easy way is to make a new candle cup if all I could do is grind the old one down there wouldn’t be much glass left to hold the candle . Crystal repair on candlesticks can be avoided by drill a small hole up through the bottom of the candle removing the wick. The candle will go out before it can crack the candle cup.