About Brierley Hill Crystal
Brierley Hill English Crystal - "A Family Owned Company" (Est 1913) Brierley Hill Crystal was founded nearly one hundred years ago under the name BrierGlass and has been owned by the same family ever since. We are probably the only Company left in the UK who specialise using traditional cutting methods to achieve the extraordinary depth and brilliance associated with our products Hand made in the world famous crystal area of Stourbridge from vase's tumblers crystal wine goblets .
Lead glass, commonly called crystal, is a variety of glass in which lead replaces the calcium content of a typical potash glass. Lead glass contains typically 18–40% (by weight) lead(II) oxide (PbO), while modern lead crystal, historically also known as flint glass due to the original silica source, contains a minimum of 24% PbO. Lead glass is often desirable for a variety of uses due to its clarity.