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Re: Decanter and goblets set... ID = Valentine's Cyprus Hand Made
« Reply #10 on: May 17, 2012, 08:37:06 PM »
Hi Huronia, thank you, that's interesting to know. Greece and Cyprus it is then. :)


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Re: Decanter and goblets set... ID = Valentine's Cyprus Hand Made
« Reply #11 on: July 08, 2012, 09:35:29 PM »
Good result, I wonder if the glass was local or imported.
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Re: Decanter and goblets set... ID = Valentine's Cyprus Hand Made
« Reply #12 on: July 08, 2012, 09:47:42 PM »
Not sure that actually is an ID - I'd rather call it a retail label.  There is no Cypriot glass maker or even refinery on record.
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Re: Decanter and goblets set... ID = Valentine's Cyprus Hand Made
« Reply #13 on: July 08, 2012, 10:37:06 PM »
I was thinking more the metalwork as being local as the design fits. So imported glass is likely... would not be looking for a refinery but rather a maker of gift-ware and I guess they exist/ed on Cyprus.
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Re: Decanter and goblets set... ID = Valentine's Cyprus Hand Made
« Reply #14 on: July 09, 2012, 05:48:13 AM »
I doubt it very much.
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Re: Decanter and goblets set... ID = Valentine's Cyprus Hand Made
« Reply #15 on: July 09, 2012, 04:13:35 PM »
Are you thinking the glass is made somewhere, then metalwork added elsewhere, and then the whole thing imported into Cyprus for resale, Ivo?

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« Reply #16 on: July 09, 2012, 04:30:45 PM »
I am convinced that the whole thing is mass produced in either Egypt, Ukraine, Azerbeidjan, India or Iran and dumped on the giftware market at dump prices. I smell a dump, a big doodoo. The only local input is a sticker.  That is why you find this schtuff all over Spain and in every corner of the mediterranean.
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Re: Decanter and goblets set... ID = Valentine's Cyprus Hand Made
« Reply #17 on: July 10, 2012, 03:08:25 AM »
Ahhh right, thank you Ivo, that's very clear. :) 

 

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