Austrian crystal (Jewelry)
An imitation of natural or rock crystal (quartz).
Small stones that are rectangular-shaped and faceted.
Austrian crystal jeweled collars which come in two, three or five rows of hand set crystals in different hues and are meant for party wear. Colors available are pink, blue and green, yellow, purple in single tone or in rainbow colors.
Austrian crystal: Trade name for lead crystal cut with precise edges and angles at the Swarovski factory, located in Wattens in the Austrian Tyrols, by a glass-cutting machine invented by Daniel Swarovski in 1895.
Lead crystals that are faceted with a glass cutting machine and renowned for their sparkle. The process was invented by Swarovski in Austria.
Glass imitation of natural or rock crystal (quartz)
The gemstone Aventurine is a form of chalcedony and a member of the Quartz family, along with Amethyst, Carnelian and Citrine.
Austrian crystal, which is human-made carved and faceted pieces of leaded glass, can be placed in any house. Avoid, however, any pieces with very sharp angles. In Feng Shui this is called cutting chi, and is not a harmonious conductor of energy.
Austrian Crystal: Lead crystal cut to precise angles at the Swarovski factory in Wattens in the Austrian Tyrols. Known for their quality. These days not all Austrian crystal is made by Swarovski.
Sparkling Austrian Crystal on sterling silver chain - Jewelry sold by the inch!
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austrian crystal A type of colorless glass which resembles rock crystal and contains between 10% and 24% lead oxide.
Everyone has heard of austrian crystal, but what, exactly is czech crystal? Czech crystal is a glass that is made in present-day Czechoslovakia, or the Czech Republic. Czech crystal jewelry is in fact, much older in origin than austrian-jewelry.
Swavorski is a brand-name of Austrian Crystal. Both the Czech crystal and the Austrian crystal are equally as bright. The Austrian colors are more intense. The Austrian facets have sharper edges.
Preciosa specialise in the production of machine cut beads, chatons and rhinestone jewellery components which compare extremely favourably with that well known Austrian crystal manufacturer founded by Daniel Swarovski, ...
I saw a picture in a magazine of Drew Barrymore wearing a Austrian crystal orchid bracelet at the Oscars on year. The bracelet reminded me of a wrist corsage.
Other types of bails include the pinch bail or prong bail which is most often used to hang things like drilled stones and Austrian crystals.
Also the v-bail, as shown here.
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See also: Crystal, Stone, Jewel, Metal, Glass