Archive for the ‘Antique glassware repair’ Category
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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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 markings indicate it was make in England and its sterling silver. Sent to me from a church in Boston Mass. this cruet is one of four that was purchased when they built the church. The antique glass cruet was dropped and broken. I cut off the broken bottom in line with the silver ring . I made a new glass bottom and foot .
We repair the pieces that others say can be done. After trying the local repair places in Boston area the the cruet was sent to me.
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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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.
Grandmas antique glass cake plate was broken during washing. Hot water was the problem it happens over and over again. I seen it many times. The good part about heat cracks is they are very clean breaks. The pieces fit back together and there are no small chips. This antique glass plate looked great after the repair.
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The bowl had a lot of scratches on the bottom and the bird had chips on its beak and tail . I reshaped the head and beak . Then matched the very fine etched finish. The bottom with all the scratches and ware marks was hard to polish with out removing the signature.
The pieces from the antique glass plate were shipped to me from Boston Mass. I was able to repair the broken antique glass plate. There were several small chips along the cracked edges of the plate. After putting it back together I polished out the small chips.
Broken crystal stem are repairable. This Waterford wine glass was broken in three pieces. I repaired the glass for a fraction of replacement cost.
If you break a wine or water glass you should save the pieces because hey can be used to repair other glasses.
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Marbles are toys but they do scratch.