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Antique Crystal Glass BARREL ~ Drawer Pull Knob { 1 1/8" Dia. } by PLD

CAD 6.51 Buy It Now 14d, CAD 15.95 Shipping, 60-Day Returns

Seller: key_west_fl (7,197) 99.5%, Location: Hudson, Florida, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 252107896556 About This Item ITEM: Antique Glass Drawer Pull SIZE: 1 1/8" Dia. x 1" Deep ~ Includes MATERIAL: Glass Single drawer pull. Includes 2 1/2" long mounting screw. Our Antique Glass Pulls are handmade in the same way that the originals on your Great Grandma’s cabinet were made. This glass knob making process is more art than science, so please keep in mind that these antique glass knobs are beautiful and Gloriously Not machine-made perfect. When buying antique glass knobs it is like buying cloth, carpet, or having paint custom mixed, color may vary slightly from one shipment to the next. Or, glass pulls will not be an exact match with glass knobs. Look at some antiques with glass pulls and glass knobs and you will see that this is the way it has always been. A pressed glass cabinet knob is made from molten glass that is “pressed” into a cast iron mold of the desired shape. Similar to making taffy, only at a temperature of 1500 degrees, the ingredients for making glass, mostly sand, lime and soda are mixed into a furnace until the mixture is molten and the consistency of taffy. Different metal and mineral powders are added to make the desired glass knob color. Then, the glass is gathered onto an iron rod, held over the top of the glass-knob-shaped mold and an appropriate sized ‘glob” is snipped off with scissors and dropped into the open mold. The maker then pushes a plunger into the mold to press the glass into the shape of a glass knob. The glass cabinet knob is removed and slowly cooled. This technique was first patented by American inventor John P. Bakewell in 1825 to make knobs for furniture. Yes the very first pressed glass was glass furniture knobs! Ideal for the old time look for your kitchen, Bathroom, Bedroom or Dining Room Furniture, even your RV/ travel trailer. SHIPPING: Only a SINGLE shipping fee covers your ENTIRE order ~ All additional purchases ship for FREE! If eBay checkout does not give you the correct shipping discount please request an invoice before making payment. OUR STORE: In addition to our custom Gingerbread, The Painted Lady offers hundreds of unique and hard to find woodworking and craft parts for your next project. We offer woodturnings for furniture and clock making, toy parts, jewelry findings, unique cabinet hardware, along with our very special selection of unique vintage giftwares. Please visit our eBay store as we add new products regularly. About Us We make all of our handcrafted wood art the old fashioned way, BY HAND, just as they did 100 years ago. All of our wood products are individually handcrafted for you. Victorian Gingerbread Fretwork is a wonderful way to decorate and turn "new" into "old", use our scrollwork on Dormers, Porches, Windows, Gable Ends, Gazebos, Decks, Screen Doors, Eves. Our decorative trim makes your home as unique as you are. Commercial applications include retail stores, restaurants, bed and Breakfasts, Bars, Theme parks, anyplace you wish to create a unique, victorian atmosphere. Also check out our new line of Custom, Handcrafted signs perfect for home or commercial use. Color: Clear, Maker: Painted Lady Designs, Material: Crystal

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