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How the Baccarat crystal studio makes a blown crystal chandelier

Made from melted silica sand, potash, lead (over 24%), and other ingredients, crystal is heavier and more sparkly than glass, making it a perfect material for this light refracting decorative ceiling lamp: The chandelier. Watch how the Baccarat crystal studio makes a blown crystal chandelier in this episode of How It’s Made.

blown crystal chandelier from Baccarat crystal studio
Watch these next: The Chandelier Tree – Silver Lake’s twinkling neighborhood gem, more glass, and more glass blowing videos.

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