No-one likes general adverts, and ours hadn't been updated for ages, so we're having a clear-out and a change round to make the new ones useful to you. These new adverts bring in a small amount to help pay for the board and keep it free for you to use, so please do use them whenever you can, Let our links help you find great books on glass or a new piece for your collection. Thank you for supporting the Board.

Author Topic: ID Reqd please - waisted decanter  (Read 690 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline ahremck

  • Members
  • **
  • Posts: 1992
  • Gender: Male
Re: ID Reqd please - waisted decanter
« Reply #10 on: September 05, 2010, 03:23:13 AM »
JUlia the 24% is considered the minimum standard for Lead content to make real "Crystal".  Firms like Stuart & Waterford used to be 30% or 33% and I suspect Whitefriars was up there too.  Hence a Waterford decanter like yours would be even heavier.  Bohemia has had 24% as its standard for many years.

I bamle all snileplg eorrrs on the Cpomuter Kyes.  They confuse my fingers !!!

Support the Glass Message Board by finding a book via


SMF spam blocked by CleanTalk
Look for glass on
Visit the Glass Encyclopedia
link to glass encyclopedia
Look for glass on (us)
Visit the Online Glass Museum
link to glass museum

This website is provided by Angela Bowey, PO Box 113, Paihia 0247, New Zealand