Archive for the ‘Glass Repair’ Category
The painter broke the globe. The cut glass globe goes to a antique ceiling fixture. It came in as a basket case. I taped it together to see if we had all the pieces.
The adhesive is stronger than glass . After repairing the globe I frosted the glass to remove all of the glue and hide the repair.
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 .
Tags: Antique Crystal repair, antique cut glass repair, Antique Glass Repair, Bottle Repair, broken crystal repair, Broken Glass Glued, Crystal Repair, Crystal Restoration, cut glass repair, Glass Repair, Glueing Glass, Remove Stains in Vases and Decanters, Sick Glass Repair
The” gone with the wind oil lamp” has been in the family for many years . Some one broke it and lost some of the pieces. This make the restoration of the glass globe very difficult. First we reassembled the the pieces we had leaving a large hole that needed to be filled. Casting a mold off of the antique globe we were able to make a new curved white opal glass to fill the hole.
Tags: antique glass lamp repair, antique glass light repair, antique glass light restoration, Antique Glass Repair, Broken Glass Glued, Crystal Repair, Crystal Restoration, Glass Repair, Glueing Glass, painted glass lamp repair
Swarovski crystal use a UV cured adhesive to bond there crystal animals together. In this case the adhesive failed and the head came off the bear. I have to repair the crystal bear . After cleaning off the old glue using a razor blade and some cleaner I used a uv cured adhesive to restore the bear .
A common problem with Swarovski Crystal is the adhesive fails. Over the years I have repair many pieces that have just fallen apart. The new adhesives are very strong. It is important to clean off all the old adhesive .
Tags: Antique Crystal repair, Antique Glass Repair, Broken Glass Glued, Crystal Repair, Crystal Restoration, glass figurine repair, Glass Repair, Glueing Glass, swarvorski crystal repair, swarvorski glass repair
This Venetian glass figurine has a broken jacket. It was sent to me from St Louis . I can repair it using an adhesive. This type of glass can not be fused back together the reheating will make the glass change colors.
Tags: Antique Crystal repair, Antique Glass Repair, Broken Glass Glued, crystal figurine repair, Crystal Repair, Crystal Restoration, glass figurine repair, Glass Repair, Glueing Glass, Venetian Glass Repair
Sent from California for repair this glass bottle came out very nice. The pieces fit together and the glass repair was a success . In the family for many years the owner remembers his mom using this bottle to water laundry before ironing.
This beautiful LaLique crystal ring got broken. The hard part of this repair was the fact they didn’t have any of the missing pieces. So I had to create the glass piece to fit what was left.
Broken and a large chip is missing.
A beautiful red glass ” FABERGE EGG” with a broken base was sent to me for repair. This piece was made in Russia St. Petersburg as stated on the label. The copper wheel engraving of the double eagle is the main design with a very delicate boarder on the base .
Pieces had broken off the base and were lost.
I use a matching red glass to fabricate a new base . The engraved boarder matched the design of the Faberge Egg. Glass restoration like this is fun. A little creative thinking and for thought the glass egg will go back on display.
Tags: Antique Crystal repair, Antique Glass Repair, Antique glassware repair, broken crystal repair, Broken Glass Glued, Chipped Crystal Repair, crystal figurine repair, Crystal Repair, Crystal Restoration, Glass Repair, Glueing Glass