What does Lead Crystal mean?
Lead Crystal is a mix of quartzsand, potash and leadpigment and it is the synonym for sophistcated juwelry, decoration and glassware.
Lead Crystal – in contrast to silicate comodity glass, such as windows, bottles or drinking glasses – is a mix of quartzsand, potash and leadpigment (Pb3O4), and it is the synonym for sophistcated juwelry, decoration and glassware like rhinestones, chandeleers, drinking glasses, carafs.
Classically „maunfactured“ pieces are blown by man, they are cut by hand with stone discs and polisched in hydrofluoric acid. This is the procedure of masterly quality.
Due to the erosion of craftsmanship minor quality pieces is made by all stamped glass from factories even without any cutting – a sad reality!