Author - Robert Leigh

Stuart Crystal

Stourbridge is a town in the West Midlands which is famous as the historical centre of the glass making industry.  For centuries, Stourbridge glass has been regarded as providing many of the finest examples of British craftsmanship.  The booming glass industry of the nineteenth century attracted talented artisans from other parts of the British Isles and further afield, as their local industries faltered.  The first member of the Stuart family to join the trade was Frederick Stuart, an eleven-year-old orphan who joined a local company as an apprentice in 1827.  Glassmaking is a trade steeped in tradition, with many unique skills, and it would have taken young Frederick many years to work his way up to become a master craftsman.  Over the years, generations of the Stuart family perfected his designs and techniques until Stuart Crystal became one of the area’s most famous and respected brands.  And while the company may have been sold at the end of the last century, the history lives on in the 110’ smelting cone which they used, the last one still standing in the area, which is now a museum celebrating the heyday of the industry.

Stuart Crystal has found its way into some of the most famous and auspicious settings in history:  Stuart Crystal champagne flutes were used on the Titanic; royalty and heads of state have been said to have sent Stuart Crystal glasses as gifts; a Stuart Crystal glass collection of 22,000 pieces was made for the Queen Mary ocean liner in the 1930’s.  As with all luxury items, Stuart Crystal wine glasses have an enduring elegance which transcends fashions and trends.  Imagine the opulence of pouring a fine wine from a Stuart Crystal decanter in the drawing room of an English stately home, or the glamour of drinking a toast from Stuart Crystal champagne glasses in a New York hotel.

To apply the word ‘crystal’ to glass is actually a misnomer (glass in not actually crystalline in structure), but it’s such a comfortable and accepted one that even etymologists and literature buffs don’t seem to care.  The quality of ‘crystal’ glass which people admire so much is its refractive properties, how it sparkles under direct light.  Such is the beauty of this material that it has been used to make much more than just tableware; picture frames, candlesticks and vases are just a few of the other items produced by companies like Stuart Crystal.

The key distinguishing mark of any item of crystal ware is its pattern.  Each manufacturer has their own patterns, and any collection is only complete when all pieces is the set match.  Stuart Crystal patterns are some of the most sought after by collectors, and their most famous, the Beaconsfield pattern, is still in use today.  If you are trying to complete your collection of Stuart Crystal tumblers, or have a damaged Stuart Crystal port glass you would like to replace, contact the experts at Stag House Replacements.  We can find what you need.

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The History of Edinburgh Crystal

The beauty of buying Edinburgh Crystal glass products is that as well as getting a stunning item that will look great in your glassware collection, you are also getting a piece of history. Arguably timeless in style, read on to find out more about the history of this luxurious brand.

The Beginning of Edinburgh Crystal

The story of Edinburgh Crystal begins in Scotland in 1867, when the company was officially established as the Edinburgh and Leith Flint Glass Company. By this point, there was already a history of glassmaking in the region, dating as far back as 1664, where a master glassmaker called Robert Pope began. The company took over the works, expanding the business and producing vast quantities of cut and engraved glasses and bottles. In 1864 the company expanded again, bought and sold until it ended up in the hands of Jenkinson, moving it to a larger location at Norton Park, Abbey Hill, boasting a 12-pot furnace. During the post-war days of production, the glassware was thought to be even better, with the company’s speciality being reproductions of antique styles.

Edinburgh Crystal Today

Beyond its beginnings, Edinburgh Crystal has continued to earn an honourable reputation. It has received many accolades of a quality brand, such as being asked to supply Holyrood Palace with cut glass for Royal banquets in the 1930s. The company has since changed ownership several times, including new glasshouse processes. The final step in this process was when in 1974, all the crystal production was moved to the Peniculk factory grounds, located 10 miles south of Edinburgh. With this, the old glasshouse at Norton Park was completely demolished, marking nearly a century of use. Although Edinburgh Crystal has since been bought by Waterford Wedgwood, the factory itself is still in operation, combining traditional skills with an experienced yet modern management, and skilled craftspeople.

Stag House Replacements

At Stag House Replacements, we offer a wide selection of Edinburgh Crystal glasses for different purposes, offering unique designs for wine, champagne, whiskey, liqueur, sherry, port and hock glasses. There are also some one-off items in the collection such as fruit bowls, decanters and carafes, with each design series carrying its own name. Whether you desire a new item for your crystal glass collection, or you are looking to replace a specific item that has accidently broken, there is sure to be something to fulfil your needs.

Contact Us

At Stag House Replacements, we stock over 4000 crystal products, which we are able to provide to our customers through various dealers, collectors, and specialist contacts. Our extensive collections are available to browse on our website and our eBay store, but if you are looking for a particular item, you are welcome to contact us. If you would like further assistance, simply get in touch with us by completing our web contact form, or you can call us on either 07487769598 or 01708765451. We will be pleased to help you with any questions you may have for us.

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The History of Waterford Crystal

When you buy Waterford Crystal Products, you’re not just buying a glass or a decanter, you’re buying a piece of history. Today, we’re going to look in more detail at that history when it comes to this classic brand of glassware.

The Beginning of Waterford Crystal

Waterford Crystal originated in 1783, when it was founded by George and William Penrose. Their aim was to create the finest quality crystal glasses that would not only offer a functional purpose, but also a decorative one. They began by seeking the expertise of a renowned glassmaker at the time. This glassmaker was John Hill, who started the process of polishing the glass after it was cut, giving it a unique shine. The journey from then on was not always an easy one, but in 1798, the business was sold to James Ramsey, Aimbrose Barcroft and Jonathon Gatchell. It was Gatchell who in fact became the sole owner of the company, with the family continuing to run the business after his passing. However, from the late 1840s there was a period of decline, which resulted in its closure.

The Renaissance of Waterford Crystal

Waterford saw no production of glass until after the Second World War, which was nearly 100 years later. It was during this time that a small factory was established by Noel Griffin and Charles Baick, and by the 1960s there was a resurgence of Waterford Crystal. They were selling worldwide, with one of their largest markets being the USA, and they increased their base in Kilbarry to cope with the demand. Business fluctuated throughout the 1980s and 1990s, by which time they were also receiving an endorsement from celebrities, collaborating with designers such as John Rocha and Jasper Conran. One of the highlights from this period was the crystal bowl that featured as part of the Millennium celebrations in Times Square, New York.

Waterford Crystal Today

After more ups and downs, Waterford Crystal remains an active glassware factory right in the middle of Waterford. You can visit the site, purchase from the shop, and explore the impressive plant itself. Its existence asserts that Waterford Crystal is a brand at forefront of crystal design and production across the globe.

Stag House Replacements

At Stage House Replacements, you can purchase a variety of different items from the Waterford Crystal range. Our drinking glasses include those for champagne, cocktails, liquer, sherry, port, whiskey, wine, brandy, wine hock, and water. We also stock other crystal glassware, such as clocks, jugs, bowls, photo frames, decorative figurines, paperweights, coasters, plates, jars, vases and different decanters.

Contact Us

At Stag House Replacements, we have a variety of over 4000 crystal products through different dealers, collectors, and specialist contacts. If you are looking for a particular item,  our extensive collections are available to browse on our website, and our eBay store. If you would like further assistance, please get in touch with us via our web contact form, or by calling us on either 07487769598 or 01708765451. We will be pleased to help you with any questions you may have for us.

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How to Tell The Difference in Quality of Handmade and Mass Produced Glassware

At Stage House Replacements, we offer our customers glassware from a wide range of traditional brands of high-end crystal products. Highlights of our collection of over 4000 crystal items are Stuart Crystal, Cumbria Crystal, Waterford Crystal, and Edinburgh Crystal. Today, we’re going to look at the difference in quality you will find with classic products that make use of traditional glassblowing techniques, compared with those that are mass produced and made by machines.

Strength

The main difference between the quality of handmade and mass produced glassware is the strength of the glass. Handcrafted glassware is usually made of crystal glass, which means that the material is mixed with other materials. This is usually an indication of the glassware containing lead oxide, which softens it and enables craftspeople to cut and engrave the product. It generally increases the weight, and causes the glass to refract light.

Appearance

The ability for the crystal glassware to refract light can also create wonderful rainbows of colour, which is great for use in chandeliers. The higher the concentration of lead, the more sparkling the glassware will be. Due to the increased strength you gain by using crystal glass, glassblowers can also produce thinner glass stems, for example, without them being too fragile to use. This results in a more elegant appearance that isn’t possible to achieve with machine produced glass.

Unique

With glasses made in factories by machines, you will always get the same product each and every time. When glass is handblown, you’ll get an added uniqueness. Although differences between your set of glasses will be very subtle, perfect replicas are impossible when crafting glassware by hand. One product can be made by up to four glass craftspeople, so the changing hands it will go through will add not only to the uniqueness in the end product, but also goes to show the attention to detail at each stage of making the glassware.

History

Glassware has a rich history dating back thousands of years. Since its development in Egypt, the art of glassblowing has been associated with luxury. Glassware has always had a history of being something that offers practical usage combined with ornamental features. The use of lead oxide began in 1674 by George Ravenscroft, but modern crystal can also be mixed with barium oxide, zinc oxide, or potassium oxide, showing that the innovation of handcrafted glassware is still alive and well.

High-end

When you use handcrafted crystal glassware, the superior quality is reflected in the price. You are buying more than a set of matching glasses, but instead gain a collection of products with tremendous value in terms of their unique appearance and quality, and their deep history of artistry. Not simply functional, those you buy handblown crystal glassware are buying works of art in their own right.

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To discover more about our collection of crystal glass products, or if you are looking for a particular product, feel free to get in touch with us through web our contact form, or by emailing us at stag-house-replacements@outlook.com. Alternatively, to speak to a member of our staff directly, call us on either 07487769598 or 01708765451. We will be happy to help you with your query.

 

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The Difference Between Four of Our Crystal Product Categories

At Stage House Replacements, we’re proud to stock some of the best names in crystal glass products. Whether you’re hoping to build a new collection or add to an existing one, why not browse our collections? Here we will outline four of our most sought-after crystal product categories so you can compart the quality of each brand. Whichever brand you choose, you will be sure to discover a whole host of different crystal products. As well as high-end, top-quality crystal glasses, you will also find many other items, such as decanters, carafes, lamps, bowls, and even chandelier part replacements.

Stuart Crystal

The old adage goes that they don’t make things like they used to, and when it comes to crystal, this may contain an element of truth. Rather than mass produced glasses, Stuart Crystal has been delivering quality crystal glasses from it Red House Glassworks in Stourbridge since the early 19th century. Now discontinued, the quality of the craftsmanship remains and can be found in our extensive collection of over 4000 crystal items. An icon in its own right, this brand’s factory is now a historic building and museum, known for its noticeable cone-shaped structure. There you will find the only surviving moving lehr in the whole world, where it would act as a kiln for annealing glass products. Visit the museum to find out more about its rich and fascinating history from when its founder, Frederick Stuart, began working at the site as an eleven-year-old orphan. So inspirational, the business even outgrew its premises and relocated to a nearby factory on Vine Street.

Cumbria Crystal

When it comes to recreating the glitz and glamour of eras gone by, look no further than Cumbria Crystal. This brand has played starring roles in films such as James Bond, and television series such as Downton Abbey. Hand-blown and hand-crafted, Cumbria Crystal is one of the most famous brands of crystal, and is reputed to be of the finest quality. Also beginning its journey in Stourbridge before moving to Ulverston in the Lake District, this tight-knit company was brought together by Lord and Lady Cavendish and remains a small team of twenty-two artisans to this day. Also keen on displaying its glorious goods in the making, it’s possible to visit the factory and witness the same crystal-making processes in action as you would traditionally see in the Roman era.

Waterford Crystal

Moving across the UK to the Irish city of its namesake, Waterford Crystal is known across the world for its production of high quality crystal products. There have been changes over the years, yet this brand now remains firmly with its feet in Ireland, where its roots have been since 1783. So monumental is this brand that it even has made a kind of museum of its legacy, offering tours of its factory. One of the most impressive facts about Waterford Crystal is that they produced the chandeliers in Westminster Abbey. So if it’s good enough for this wonderful historic site, then surely its products will be well placed in your home.

Edinburgh Crystal

Although Waterford Crystal actually took over the Edinburgh Crystal glasses, you can often still get better quality glass replacements for those glasses made before 2006, as subsequently some crystal is contracted outside of the UK. Those that are stamped with the origin of Edinburgh, Scotland, will be the more superior quality glasses. The original crystal glasses have been in production since 1867and are therefore steeped in history. This rich past includes manufacturing glass panels for royal carriages in years gone by, as well as more modern accolades such as collaborating with university students, bringing brand new contemporary designs to its collections. Whilst the name only exists as a brand within Waterford Crystal, you can be sure that your hands will be holding something special if you can find some of the original glassware.

Contact Us

If you would like further information on a particular product, or you would like some help with an item not displayed on our website, please get in touch with us through web our contact form or by emailing us at stag-house-replacements@outlook.com. You can also speak to a member of our team directly by calling us on either 07487769598 or 01708765451. A member of our dedicated staff will be pleased to assist you.

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Everything You Need to Know About Our Cumbria Crystal Glass

Here at Stag House Replacements, we offer our customers a splendid array of crystal glassware. We supply specialist brands with original and exclusive products. Most collections include a wide range of drinking glasses. Additionally, within some collections we stock some alternative glassware products. Our top quality glasses will suit your table display for special occasions, as well as everyday luxury. Now we will draw our attention to our collection of Cumbria Crystal glassware.

History

One of our more contemporary ranges, Cumbria Crystal’s journey started in 1979, beginning in Stourbridge, before relocating to Ulverston in the Lake District. Founders, Lord and Lady Cavendish, brought together a small group of local business people to produce the handmade crystal glasses we see today. Still in existence today, the company remains small, made up of just twenty-two artisans. The techniques used are true to those used from the Roman era, completely hand-blown and hand-cut. Visitors to the factory can even see the traditional crystal-making in action. Keeping a traditional aesthetic, Cumbria Crystal are proud to be suppliers for the period drama Downton Abbey.

Range

Get your hands on some highly sought after classic glassware from Cumbria Crystal through Stag House Replacements. Whether you’re looking for a wine glass, a brandy glass, a champagne glass, or a hi-ball glass, we have a great range of drinking classes from this fantastic brand. Wine glasses tend to use a thick glass, and are aesthetically more like goblets. The current stock of Cumbria Crystal glassware includes the mainly Grasmere designs, as well as Helvellyn, Lakeland, and Silverdale. With their distinctive design, they are sure to impress any guest who sits at your table.

Replacements

Here at Stag House Replacements, as suggested by the name, we specialise in replacing glassware. We are aware that any accidents that might occur can be devastating, not only because of the financial value of such products, but also the rarity and uniqueness of such glassware. When the worst happens, we will always work hard to salvage it as best we can. We can source the right products using the name of the collection can help allowing us to complete any collection that we stock. Provided we have the details from our customers, we will always try to find the missing piece to your glass collection. You can also browse our collections online to see our extensive range, whether you’re looking to add to an existing collection, or hoping to find that perfect one-of-a-kind piece. With Stag House Replacements, you can make good use of your Cumbria Crystal glassware for both special occasions and everyday luxury, knowing that we will be there to pick up the pieces for any accidents that may happen.

Contact Us

To find out more about our Cumbria Crystal Glass, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us through our web contact form, or by email at stag-house-replacements@outlook.com. Alternatively, call us on either 07487769598 or 01708765451, and a member of our team will be glad to help you with any enquiries.

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All About Our Royal Doulton Glass

At Stag House Replacements, we provide our customers with a great range of crystal glassware. This includes some unique and exclusive products from specialist brands. Most collections have an extensive range of drinking glasses, yet we also supply glassware such as pitchers and decanters. Our top quality products are perfect for any special occasions, as well as everyday indulgences. Today, we will focus on our collection of Royal Doulton glassware.

History

Royal Doulton is most well-known for its ceramics, which were manufactured from its beginning in 1815. Its rich history began in Lambeth in London, where it offered work to artists and designers from the local art school. Sadly, the factory has since been demolished, but important pieces can be found exhibited at the Victoria and Albert Museum. Its legacy lives on at the existing office building at Black Prince Road, where a frieze of potters and Sir Henry Doulton are displayed. As well as that, the Royal Doulton name survives with the existing glassware, which is available through Stag House Replacements.

Range

Our range of products in the Royal Doulton collection includes not only glassware, but also the ceramics for which the company is famed. White with gold trim, we supply dinner plates, platters, a coffee pot, a cream jug, a gravy boat and saucer, a sugar bowl, a cereal bowl, and a tea cup and saucer. Drinking glasses are available for a range of purposes, including wine glasses and goblets, whisky tumblrs, hi-ball glasses, beer tankards, champagne flutes, brandy glasses, and cocktail glasses. Not only that, but we have a wonderful ‘Dorchester’ round decanter, and a ‘Saturn’ pitcher.

Replacements

As a company specialising in replacements, we know that accidents on these precious products can be devastating.  In these situations, we will work hard to salvage it. Using the name of the collection can help us find your missing piece, and complete any collection that we stock. From the details you can offer us, we will always try to find a suitable replacement glass. You are welcome to browse our collections online to see if we can do anything for you, or if you’re searching for a special one-off piece. With Stag House Replacements, you can relax and enjoy your glassware, knowing that if the worst happens, you can make use of your Royal Doulton glasses for both special occasions and everyday luxury without worrying too much about any accidents that may occur with them.

Contact Us

For more information about our Royal Doulton Crystal Glass, feel free to get in touch with us through our web contact form, or by emailing us at stag-house-replacements@outlook.com. You can also five us a call on either 07487769598 or 01708765451, and a member of staff will be pleased to assist you with any questions.

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Everything You Need to Know About Our Edinburgh Crystal Glass

Here at Stag House Replacements, we are pleased to provide our customers with a wide selection of crystal glassware, including some extraordinary and exclusive products from specialist brands. Our drinking glasses make up most of our collection, yet we also stock items such as fruit bowls and decanters. Our first-class products are ideal for any special occasion, whether a birthday celebration or family gathering. Today, we will turn our attention to our collection of Edinburgh Crystal glassware.

History

Like our other collections, our range of Edinburgh Crystal comes with a long history having been made in Scotland between the years of 1867 and 2006. In the past, the company manufactured the glass panels for the lamps on royal carriages, giving the brand the touch of a fairy-tale romance about them. Operating into the twenty-first century, it took on unique collaborations with university students, offering them experience, and adding fresh and modern designs to the Edinburgh Crystal repertoire. Within the glassware business, there have been many mergers over the time, including Edinburgh Crystal joining with Thomas Webb and Dema Glass. As it stands now, Waterford Wedgwood bought and relaunched Edinburgh Crystal, and it now simply exists as a brand with an incredible history spanning centuries.

Range

The Edinburgh Crystal range is one of the most extensive and varied here at Stage House Replacements. We stock a multitude of different shaped glasses for purposes such as wine, champagne, whiskey, liqueur, sherry, port and hock glasses. The collection also includes fruit bowls, decanters and carafes. Each unique design carries its own name, and we are able to offer many of these designs, including Appin, Argyll, Atholl, Ayr, Balmoral, Beauly, Berkeley, Broughton, Cameron, Cirrus, Clyde, Cordelia, Crinan, Duet, Eclipse, Eden, Embassy, Iona, Isla, Jura, Kelso, Kingston, Kinross, Lochnagar, Lomond, Millenium, Mirage, Montrose, Mull, Ness, Nimbus, Orbit, Orrin, Perth, Portree, Renaissance, Romeo, Royal, Serenade, Sierra, Silhouette, Skibo, Skye, Sonata, Spey, Star of Edinburgh, Stirling, Stratus, Tain, Tay, Thistle, Tiree, Torrent, and Tweed. In addition to these fifty or so different designs, there are also other unique designs such as whiskey glasses depicting a golf scene, a rare square-footed whiskey glass, and a modern one-of-a-kind Cowdy glass with a blue and green patterned stem.

Replacements

As illustrated, our Edinburgh Crystal glassware is extremely extensive. Specialising in replacements, we know that accidents can happen occasionally and if this happens, we will do our best to salvage it. If you have read the name of a design in which you’re looking for a replacement glass to complete your collection, you’re one step closer to finding that missing piece. We will always attempt to find a suitable replacement glass with the details that you provide us with, and you are welcome to browse our collections online for yourself. With Stag House Replacements, you can rest assured, knowing that if the worst happens, you can use your Edinburgh Crystal glasses for both special occasions and everyday luxury without worrying about possible breakages.

Contact Us

For more information about our Edinburgh Crystal Glass, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us through our web contact form, or by email at stag-house-replacements@outlook.com. Alternatively, call us on either 07487769598 or 01708765451, and a member of our dedicated team will be happy to help you with any enquiries.

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All About Our Thomas Webb Crystal Glass

At Stag House Replacements, we are delighted to offer our customers an array of crystal glassware, including rare and unique products from specialist brands. As well as supplying drinking glasses, we also have a collection of items such as vases and decanters. Our premium products are perfect for any special occasion, whether an anniversary or family gathering. Today, we will turn our gaze to our range of Thomas Webb crystal glassware.

History

When you own Thomas Webb crystal glasses, you gain so much more than simply vessels to drink from, as it is a brand steeped in history. Founded in 1837, Webb made a name for himself as the ‘Crystal Kind of England’. I’m sure you’ll agree, that is quite a reputation, and it is one that earned the company a Grand Prix award. They became known around the globe, having exhibited in Paris as part of the Tiffany & Co. exhibit, and their cameo glass processes were even patented in America.

Range

Our range of Thomas Webb products is mostly made up of drinking glasses, but each design is both unique and recognisable as belonging to this first-class brand. It includes glasses for wine, hock, gin and tonic, liqueur, champagne, whiskey, and port. Each pattern is named for its design, including Cheltenham, Gothic, London, Normandy, Romeo, Yacht, Russell, Andrews, Warwick, Wellington, and Beverley. There’s also a one-of-a-kind art deco martini glass, as well as a square-shaped whiskey decanted in the Cheltenham style, and a trumpet vase in the Gothic style.

Replacements

Our collection of Thomas Webb crystal glassware is smaller than some of the other ranges, perhaps showing how rare and special it is to find these products. We specialise in replacements, knowing that accidents happen from time to time. If you ever have a breakage, we will be happy to attempt to salvage it. With the details of a missing piece in your collection, we will do our best to search for a suitable replacement glass to ensure your glassware collection is complete. Stay in touch with us and you can have the peace of mind of knowing that even if the worst happens, you can use your Thomas Webb glasses for special occasions or everyday luxury without fear of breakages.

Contact Us

If you would like to discover more about our Thomas Webb Crystal Glass or any other products, please get in touch with us through our web contact form, or by email at stag-house-replacements@outlook.com. You can also call us directly on either 07487769598 or 01708765451. A member of our team will be glad to assist you with any questions you may have for us.

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Everything You Need to Know About Our Waterford Crystal

At Stag House Replacements, we offer our customers a wide variety of crystal glassware, including highly sought-after specialist brands. In addition to supplying a range of drinking glasses, we also offer rarer items such as lamps, decanters, and bowls. Our high-quality products are perfect for any special occasion, whether an anniversary, or family gathering. Today, we would like to draw your attention to our range of Waterford Crystal glassware.

History

Waterford Crystal has built a reputation as one of the most famous manufactures of crystal glasses across the whole of the globe. Although there has been turbulence over the 21st century, in recent years it has returned to its roots in Waterford, Ireland, where it offers factory tours, and houses the world’s biggest collection of Waterford Crystal. It has been in business since 1783, founded by George and William Penrose. Since then, it has undergone many transformations, and has had accolades such as the instalment of Waterford chandeliers in Westminster Abbey.

Range

At Stag House Replacement, we stock a wide range of Waterford drinking glasses, including those for use with whisky, champagne, sherry, port, liqueur, cocktails, brandy, wine, hock, and whiskey. There are also many other glassware products available, including salt pots, clocks, jugs and decanters, ice buckets, frames, decorative plates, and figurines. They are available in a range of over one hundred different unique designs and patterns. Some specialist designs also incorporate the use of colour, including cobalt blue design, and an all-black John Rocha collaboration. Whether you want to build a new collection, or add to an existing one, browse the range we have on offer to find something special for your home.

Replacements

There is a reason that many opt to save such valuable and precious items for special occasions, and that is the fear of breakages. When this happens, make sure to consult us at Stag House Replacement, as we will do our best to see if your glass can be salvaged. By finding the details of your broken glass, we will be able to search our stock for the perfect replacement glass to make sure your collection remains complete. You can then rest in the knowledge that we will be here for when the worst happens, and you can confidently make use of your beautiful glassware to add a spot of everyday luxury to your lives.

Contact Us

With a range including over 4000 crystal products through different dealers, collectors, and specialist contacts, we are keen to help you if you require a particular item.  Our extensive collections are available to peruse for your pleasure from both our website, and our eBay store. Please don’t hesitate to get in contact with us via our web contact form, or by calling us on either 07487769598 or 01708765451. We will be glad to help you with any queries.

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All About Our Stuart Crystal Glass Range

At Stag House Replacements, we have an extensive range of crystal glass products, which includes an array of specialist brands. As well as a variety of drinking glasses, we also stock more unusual items such as lamps, salt pots, and carafes. Our high-quality glassware is sure to rise to any special occasion, whether a dinner party, or birthday celebration. Today, we will position the spotlight on our range of Stuart Crystal glassware.

History

Stuart Crystal glassware was originally produced from the Red House Glassworks in Stourbridge, as early as the early 19th century, and was used well into the new millennium. This iconic cone-shaped structure stands as a historic building and museum, and remains just one of four complete cones in the UK, where it houses the only surviving moving lehr in the world (a kiln for annealing glass objects). Its founder, Frederick Stuart started working at the glassworks as an eleven-year-old orphan, and eventually grew his glassware business so big that it outgrew its residence and moved to a nearby factory on Vine Street. Steeped in the history of this rags-to-riches story, and notably used for shipping liners, including the Titanic, these crystal glasses are a reason to celebrate in themselves. When you buy Stuart Crystal glassware, you’re buying more than simply an object, but a special item with historical significance.

Range

At Stag House Replacements, we offer an array of different kinds of Stuart Crystal glasses, including those for use with champagne, wine, hock, sherry, port, liqueur, and whiskey. It also includes more unusual products, such as decanters and jugs, vases, fruit and potpourri bowls, clocks, frames, candlestick holders, and biscuit barrels. It is worth browsing the collection, which includes hundreds of varieties of different patterns and shapes. With each of the different styles named for their specific design, it is easy for us to locate specific items so you can build a collection, or identify the product you need for your replacement item.

Replacements

As the Stuart Crystal brand has been discontinued, it is proven to be more difficult to source any necessary replacement glasses. Should any of your items break, at Stag House Replacements, we can help you complete your collection. This includes the ability to fix broken glasses, and restore them to their place in your glass set.

Contact Us

We supply over 4000 crystal items through various dealers, collectors, and special contacts. These are available to browse at your leisure from both our website, and our eBay store. If there is ever a specific item that you are seeking, please get in touch with us through our web contact form, or alternatively call us on either 07487769598 or 01708765451. We will be happy to assist you with any questions.

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