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Offline Anik R

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Re: Isle of Wight crizzle stones...
« Reply #10 on: July 02, 2010, 11:12:47 AM »
Aha...  thank you, Christine!

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Re: Isle of Wight crizzle stones...
« Reply #11 on: July 02, 2010, 11:13:31 AM »
Nice to look at but at that price definitely not worth it IMO.

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Re: Isle of Wight crizzle stones...
« Reply #12 on: July 02, 2010, 11:18:27 AM »
I gather the silver salts used are extortionately expensive, but you also have to take into consideration the costs of running the business, paying staff and the number of years of experience Tim has - he is after all, one of the very top glassmakers in europe and considerably more skilled than professional footballers or pop stars you'd have to pay a fortune to hire to do something for you.
You're obviously all used to buying second hand stuff which is cheap and does not take into consideration the cost of production! >:D
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Re: Isle of Wight crizzle stones...
« Reply #13 on: July 02, 2010, 11:31:18 AM »
You're obviously all used to buying second hand stuff which is cheap and does not take into consideration the cost of production!  :24:

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Re: Isle of Wight crizzle stones...
« Reply #14 on: July 02, 2010, 11:41:18 AM »
... he is after all, one of the very top glassmakers in europe and considerably more skilled than professional footballers or pop stars you'd have to pay a fortune to hire to do something for you.

Put that way, I suppose it is worth its money (and more) and I truly understand why a a person would desire it -- But it's still shocking for me to think that a person might have that much money to spare. 

Maybe one day I will too  ;D




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Re: Isle of Wight crizzle stones...
« Reply #15 on: July 02, 2010, 11:48:22 AM »
There are a lot of very wealthy folk "out there" Anik, who can waste far larger sums of cash on loads of non-essential nonsense. I imagine the hire of a stretch limo and chauffeur for an evening might be about the same as a Tim crizzle stone!
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Re: Isle of Wight crizzle stones...
« Reply #16 on: July 02, 2010, 12:00:07 PM »
There are a lot of very wealthy folk "out there" Anik, who can waste far larger sums of cash on loads of non-essential nonsense.

And some highly non-wealthy people as well...  If I'd stop smoking for half a year, I'd be able to get myself a very nice crizzle stone.  :pb:


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Re: Isle of Wight crizzle stones...
« Reply #17 on: July 02, 2010, 12:33:53 PM »
And how would the government cope without all the tax you pay???  :nogos:
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Re: Isle of Wight crizzle stones...
« Reply #18 on: July 02, 2010, 12:53:31 PM »
screw the government Anik  -  just think of giving up and staying youthful and good looking for so much longer :) - plus all that money you might save.    Paul S.

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Re: Isle of Wight crizzle stones...
« Reply #19 on: July 02, 2010, 05:31:50 PM »
Try buying an original painting or sculpture from an equally well known and respected artist for the same price. Glass can be 'cheap' in comparison, especially if you take account of the cost of production.

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