Archive for the ‘antique cut glass repair’ Category
The antique cut glass basket had a broken bottom. I cut off the broken part and made a new bottom of the antique cut glass plate.
- Broken Crystal Basket
The cut glass sugar bowl was missing two handles. They broke off years ago.
Using the handles of a old broken glass bowl I replaced the missing glass pieces.
Stains inside the bottle needed to be polished out. The “sick glass ” devalues the antique cut crystal bottle.
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.
The crystal bowl was broken in many pieces . His wife said just through it a way. I can repair the antique cut glass bowl so they can use it.
This bowl is ready for the party . Spike the punch some one is out of the dog house.
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A precious glass dreidel is not a toy to play with. In this instance, one of the grand kids did not listen and broke it accidentally. They were delighted to know we could restore this piece. The Waterford Crystal Dreidel was missing the handle .
Using a glass lath and a crystal rod I fabricated a new handle. I was able to down load a full size picture and use it for a pattern of the original.
Sent for repair from New York, New York and returned in time for passover.
Theyll know the next time to not let the kids play with it.
If you are in New York and need crystal repair, Bruening Glass works has restored all kinds of crystal pieces for customers all over the globe.
This bowl had a place of honor on grandmas dinning room table for over four decades . There it sat with a stack of pennies taking the place of the missing foot. Grandmas birthday is coming up and wouldn’t it be nice to get the bowl repaired . The local antique dealers and glass shops said it couldn’t be repaired . What they should have said is they can’t repair it and they don’t know any one who can.
Cut glass bowl with a missing foot. The leg broke off and was missed placed over forty years ago .
First step in the repair process to remove what was left of the broken leg on the cut crystal bowl.
By casting a mold of one of the good glass legs I was able to make a new glass foot .
We were able to give grandma her pennies back after bonding the new foot to the bottom of the antique glass bowl
The local “experts ” got it wrong . It can be restored . The crystal repair projects I work on now come from all over the world.
Crystal repair is now high tech with the use of UV adhesives and high temp molds . Antique cut glass bowls like this one are repairable . Crystal repair has come a long way in the last thirty years .
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The antique broken glass cruet needed restoration. This one came from a set that has a beautiful sterling silver holder. First I cleaned the inside .
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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.