What is the minimum lead content in crystal?

Answer In order for a piece of crystal to qualify under the technical definition of "lead crystal," it must contain a minimum amount of 10 percent lead oxide. Any amount under that percentage may still be... Read More »

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Is lead in crystal safe?

Lead in crystal is generally safe, as long as the liquid served in a lead crystal glass is ingested immediately after pouring. If the liquid remains in the crystal container for too long, it's poss... Read More »

How to Detect Lead in Crystal?

You have reason to suspect lead in your crystal containers if the containers hold stored liquids such as wine, alcohol, vinegar-based salad dressings or fruit juices. The acid in these liquids can ... Read More »

How do I clean lead crystal?

Prepare a SinkStopper your sink and place a rubber mat or folded bath towel in the bottom. Add a mild detergent and fill the sink with warm water. Add a few drops of vinegar if hard water spots ten... Read More »