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Author Topic: Michael Harris Signed Crizzle stone?  (Read 1614 times)

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Offline WhatHo!

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Re: Michael Harris Signed Crizzle stone?
« Reply #10 on: February 01, 2016, 09:41:02 PM »
Thanks :)
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Re: Michael Harris Signed Crizzle stone?
« Reply #11 on: February 02, 2016, 12:58:58 PM »
It's a lovely example of what can be done with recycled milk bottles!

(I'm so delighted about this info. I can hardly contain myself. ::)  I'm telling everybody I know, even non-glassies, and I'm driving them nuts!  8))
Cheers, Sue (M)

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Re: Michael Harris Signed Crizzle stone?
« Reply #12 on: February 10, 2016, 12:19:05 AM »
Interestingly,  this has happened again since then.  Glass blowers from Sweden (Orrefors, I believe) went out to Swaziland and taught the peope there to blow glass using recycled glass bottles.  The children were paid a very small amout for each bottle they brought in, and so there were less glass bottles lying around in the sunshine, potentially causing bush fires,  and the streets were clear of litter.
The Glassblowing company is called Ngwenya glass and there is a website showing all the wonderful glass they make.
Rosie.

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Re: Michael Harris Signed Crizzle stone?
« Reply #13 on: February 10, 2016, 10:30:41 AM »
Thanks for this info Rosie..........
They even use engine oil for the furnaces and newspaper for packing.

http://ngwenyaglass.co.sz/recycling

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Re: Michael Harris Signed Crizzle stone?
« Reply #14 on: February 26, 2016, 09:21:55 PM »
In the 1940s at Skrlovice the Beraneks faced all sorts of problems getting raw materials, they would have been recycling using poor quality materials and also had the added problem of not being able to heat their furnaces properly.

For reference, that Crizzle stone sale mentioned earlier: http://markhillpublishing.com/world-record-price-for-mdina/

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Re: Michael Harris Signed Crizzle stone?
« Reply #15 on: February 27, 2016, 12:22:49 PM »
But it's not green, it's teal, and we now know of (approximately) 38 crizzle stones. ;D
Cheers, Sue (M)

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