Glass Decorating, Stuart Crystal at The Red House Glass Cone

Glass Decorating, Stuart Crystal at The Red House Glass Cone. The hot side of the industry in the Red House Glass Cone was where the glass was blown and shaped. The annealed pieces left the shrower washed and inspected for quality as a blank, ready for the cold side of the industry, where some ofContinue reading “Glass Decorating, Stuart Crystal at The Red House Glass Cone”

Making Glass

Stuart Crystal Tableware was made here at The Red House Glass Cone for over 150 years. The fine lead crystal was hand-blown and crafted by skilled glass-makers to Stuart’s own secret composition; thus, ensuring consistent quality. The lead content in the melt was unique to each glasshouse and guaranteed a constant weight and brilliance inContinue reading “Making Glass”

Gray-Stan Glass 1922-1936

Elizabeth Graydon-Stannus 1873-1961 Create and replicate or forgery and fraud? ‘The excellence of the forgery may be fairly adduced as an argument that it is not a forgery at all’ Elizabeth Graydon Stannus was born in Ireland in 1873, she married in 1895 to a Colonel in the British Army who was later killed inContinue reading “Gray-Stan Glass 1922-1936”