Josef Svarc chooses plant motifs for his intricately cut and engraved. Crystal, employing techniques that demand the highest skills to exploit the. Rich optical properties and enhance the refraction of light rays.
The Thistle charger in this listing is the one featured in the photograph which accompanied the press release. Lso the amazing fact about the Thistle Pattern is: not only did Josef Svarc design the pattern, he also designed the special. Cutting tools to make it!! Maker & Origin: PODEBRADY GLASSWORKS - Bohemia - Czech Republic.
Makers Marks: Etch-Signed by Josef Svarc - Second Acid Etched Mark "Ceska". Pattern & Color: Thistle - Clear Crystal. Shape Type: Plate / Charger.
Size: 15 1/2 inches Diameter - 8 Pounds, 8 ounces. Condition: Like New - No Cracks - No Chips - Minor Ding as Pictured. Other: This is a large and very collectible item. Enjoy old world hand made quality crystal.
CAESAR CRYSTAL - All of our colorful Caesar Crystal is hand-blown, hand-cut, Cased crystal and has a minimum 24% lead content. Caesar red crystal is made with 24-karat gold. Unless stated otherwise, all of our products are new.
All pieces come with a certificate of authenticity and the manufacturers boxes. CAESAR THE COMPANY - Caesar Crystal is recognized as crafting some of the finest crystal in the world and it's pieces can be found in museums and private collections of notable personages. The majority of its patterns are designed in-house and are the property of Caesar Crystal. Caesar Crystal is a small company but is Central Europes largest producer of quality cased crystal whose products are exported around the world. The company owns one of the largest private archives of crystal designs in the world and its artists continue to develop award-winning patterns.
The company has been designing and handcrafting quality crystal since 1861. WHAT IS CASED CRYSTAL - Cased crystal is made out of two layers of crystal melted together - a colored layer of crystal on the outside and a clear layer on the inside. The outer colored layer is then hand-cut away to reveal the clear layer underneath.
Note that the color is added to molten crystal and is then worked. This is the traditional and highest quality way of making two-tone colorful crystal. Due to this technique, each piece is blown twice making it inherently more valuable than similar clear crystal.
When looking for quality colored crystal, ask the dealer for true cased crystal and avoid painted crystal. Cased crystal generally appreciates in value and is becoming more rare as companies turn to surface painting. The item "JOSEF SVARC XL Thistle Plate Charger CZECH BOHEMIAN CRYSTAL GLASS Scotland Sig2x" is in sale since Wednesday, August 21, 2019. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Art Glass\Bohemian/Czech\Other Bohemian/Czech Art Glass". The seller is "thebohemianco" and is located in Tigerville, South Carolina.This item can be shipped worldwide.