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The crystal bobeche was broken during a move. Dad tried to find all the piece but an up short. Gluing the remains showed a large piece was missing. I decided that I would make a replacement bobeche. Filling the hole left by the missing pieces was an option but not a good one
Some times when doing a chandelier restoration you can’t find the replacement parts.
The first step to making a replacement bobeche is making the blank.
Stone cut design.
With the replacement bobeche complete the chandelier will hang in splendor again.
The bobeche for the antique crystal chandelier was broken and discarded. The search was on for the replacement part. None was found. I made the glass blank . Then I cut , polished and drilled the holes for the pins. Sent to me from our neighbors to the north Ontario Canada.
This is the crystal blank and I used a diamond saw to cut off the extra.
I polished the rim and drilled the holes for the prisms.
Here is the custom made replacement bobeche for a crystal chandelier .