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Offline Leni

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« Reply #20 on: August 03, 2006, 08:35:24 AM »
Duplicate post deleted.  What is up this morning?   :roll:
Leni


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« Reply #21 on: August 03, 2006, 08:51:01 AM »
:D :D :D

I think you're right, Leni, it does have a leaf, and on closer inspection, I think it used to have two. (I've just found more damage that was hiding).I also think it used to have 3 leafy feet, but it only has 2 now. It has been a bit polished, and there's a big crack in the base. It still displays very well. I'd agree with you that on these, a bit of damage is not really a problem.

 :lol: :oops: :lol: Hoist a little by your own petard, Leni - you should have said an acorn DID count. However, I'm not after your paperweights! (unless they're those jellyfish ones) :twisted:
Cheers, Sue (M)

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« Reply #22 on: August 03, 2006, 12:25:48 PM »
Great "triffids" Pat!
The multi-branch pieces are stunning.
I love this kind of glass, in any colour.
There's definitely a market for this glass, & it rocks my world far more than any modern stuff.
Paul, your vase is really beautiful.
I must warn you that one day you'll realise your house is full of this glass!
It's addictive-either that or it breeds! :D
Marinka.
More glass than class!


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« Reply #23 on: August 03, 2006, 12:34:10 PM »
:shock: :lol: :shock:

Marinka says:- ".....or it breeds" - I WISH!
Cheers, Sue (M)

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« Reply #24 on: August 03, 2006, 12:49:15 PM »
Quote from: "heartofglass"
It's addictive-either that or it breeds! :D

Both, I reckon!   :shock: :roll: :lol:
Leni

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« Reply #25 on: August 03, 2006, 01:19:04 PM »
How's this for breeding?  :wink:  From this  http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/albums/userpics/10048/normal_Green_glass_collection_Jul_05.jpg

to this  :shock:  :shock:  in one year!     :roll: http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/albums/userpics/10048/Green_glass_collection_Aug_06.jpg

I wish I had a nice cabinet to display them properly!   :(   (And some space to put the cabinet!  :lol:  :roll: )
Leni

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« Reply #26 on: August 03, 2006, 01:25:05 PM »
Wow!
Leni,that's a fabulous collection (& very fertile,too!). :lol:
Marinka.
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« Reply #27 on: August 03, 2006, 01:30:14 PM »
A really fabulous collection. Dare I ask....are you able to dust? I wouldn't bother if it was me LOL.
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« Reply #28 on: August 03, 2006, 01:38:28 PM »
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A really fabulous collection. Dare I ask....are you able to dust? I wouldn't bother if it was me LOL.

Very occasionally, I admit  :oops:  I dust - with the vaccum cleaner dusting brush!  :wink:  :lol:
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« Reply #29 on: August 03, 2006, 02:30:45 PM »
Dusting is something I don't have to do too often as most of my glass is in cabinets.
But when I do have to dust I use artist's brushes. Soft hair ones like watercolour brushes.
Excellent & also gentle on delicate Victorian confections of thorns & flowers!
Leni,
A cabinet will be a good investment for your beautiful green glass collection- no more dusting, safety from damage,etc.
Marinka.
More glass than class!

 

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