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- another term for lead glass
- ‘Cut decoration has been the defining characteristic of English glassware since shortly after George Ravenscroft perfected the formula for lead crystal in 1676.’
- ‘Crafted from Tipperary lead crystal and mounted on a bronze metallic base, the lamp was designed to create a clean and controlled source of lighting that would work in the home.’
- ‘The glassware is lead crystal and the napkins are linen and large - the same size as those on the Orient Express, Pascal assured me.’
- ‘The first was Ravencroft's formula for lead crystal, or ‘flint glass’, which was far more robust and lustrous than continental equivalents.’
- ‘‘Modern’ British glassmaking had evolved gradually since George Ravenscroft and his assistant, John Baptista da Costa, had perfected the formula for ‘flint glass’, or lead crystal, in 1676.’
- ‘Consequently, the handcrafted lead crystal lamps are mounted on stylish polished nickel, which provides a perfect foil for the glass and creates an elegant yet contemporary visual effect.’
- ‘Lead is found in lead-based paint, contaminated soil, household dust, drinking water, lead crystal, and lead-glazed pottery.’
- ‘The center piece was comprised of three lead crystal vases of varying heights.’
- ‘He pulled out the lead crystal paperweight from his pocket with his gloved hand.’
- ‘Vera's good china came out of storage, along with the lead crystal.’
- ‘Coming to the chandeliers, they are exquisite ones in lead crystal, lamp, basket, bronze and porcelain frames.’
- ‘Meanwhile a revolution in drinking glasses had emanated from the two southern English workshops of George Ravenscroft, who in 1675 had discovered how to make lead crystal.’
- ‘I recommend the Sheer Indulgence hamper, which contains lead crystal champagne flutes, bottles of Bollinger Grande Année Rose 1995 and Grande Année 1995, white winter truffles and foie gras.’
- ‘The outlet features the very latest exclusive designs in lead crystal glasses which are manufactured in Rayong, with the vast majority of pieces destined for the export market.’
- ‘Crafted from porcelain, lead crystal and other fine or precious materials in England, each egg is signed by the artist and comes with a certificate of authenticity.’
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