Glass Vs. Crystal Rhinestones?

Answer Rhinestones are imitation stones made of either glass or crystal. They are faceted and colored to adorn clothes and art. However, there is a difference between glass and crystal rhinestones that af... Read More »

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What's the Difference Between Rhinestones, Swarovski & Glass?

Rhinestones are carefully and precisely cut crystal or glass containing a foiled backing with lead content, which highlights its brilliance and sparkle. They come in a variety of shapes, sizes, col... Read More »

Is crystal glass?

Crystal is indeed glass--lead glass, to be exact; so called because it contains lead oxide. Typically, glass is produced with sand, soda ash and limestone, these melted at about 3,600 F to form gl... Read More »

Is glass a type of crystal?

No, glass is an amorphous, or non-crystalline, substance. The difference between an amorphous and crystalline substance lies in how it is created. Glass doesn't release heat during fusion. There is... Read More »

How to Fix Chips in Crystal Glass?

Crystal glasses can be an elegant and beautiful addition to any dinner party. Your sparkling, flawless glasses can impress even the wealthiest of guests. However, your glasses won't be very impress... Read More »