Art Talk: My mother's crystal

With the recent passing of my mother her children inherited some of her crystal.

I had seen the crystal around the house growing up, not until I took these pictures of it for identification purposes did I realize how unique, beautiful and artistic each piece was.

Below are three views of the same dish. I am quite amazed at the different qualities and texture you see with each view.

View of topView of bottomView into the light

It was fun to hold each piece up to the light and see the prisms of light refracted around the room. What I didn't expect was if the crystal was titled the right way the whole piece almost looked metallic because of the lead that is in crystal.

Such beautiful and unique designs

If you know about the art of crystal or how to identify pieces like these. I would love to learn more.

Art Talk Series Highlights
Art Talk: Introduction has a link to all Art Talk posts
Art Talk: Emotion In Bronze
Art Talk: Moore in America
Art Talk: Art Tells Our Story
Art Talk: Highlight tour of the MET
Art Talk: Art in Paris in the 1870s

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