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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 .
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Done in time for the holidays it will make a great center piece.
A very common problem people let the candle burn down to low and it breakes the crystal candle holder.
Tags: Antique Crystal repair, Antique Glass Repair, Antique glassware repair, Broken Glass Glued, Chipped Crystal Repair, Crystal Repair, Crystal Restoration, glassware repair, Glueing Glass, swarvorski glass repair
The Swarovski glass dog was missing a tail. I made one and attached it.
The crystal elephant came in broken and missing a tusk. Reattaching the tusk was the first step. Them I made a new glass part for the Swarovski Elephant using the old glass tusk as a guide. Etching the new glass part to match the old was the final step in the glass restoration.
Crystal restoration complete old tusk and the new one .
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What a train wreck! This swavorski crystal train came to me in about 25 pieces. It needed to be completely reassembled and glued into place, but I had not been given a picture of the original. Reassembling this train was a like a jigsaw puzzle. The fun part was creating a something beautiful from the pieces. I consider that crystal repair at its finest.
An antique glass decanter with a broken stopper was brought in for repair. The stopper broke off many years ago and was lost. The owners still had the silver top to the stopper, but a new glass bottom had to be made. I started with a glass rod a little larger than the neck of the decanter. I ground the end of the glass rod to fit the neck of the decanter. I made a stem on top of the stopper through heat and manipulation. This was fitted in to the silver top. The other chips on the bottle were left alone because they all had a story to go with them.
Starting with a solid glass rod I shape the end .
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This mouse must have lost a fight with a cat. Both ears were off and the tail was missing from this whimsical Swarovski crystal mouse. Now he looks good as new with a spring in his tail.
Swarovski Crystal came unglued simple repair to reglue.
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