What is glass slag worth?
Slag glass is worth more than you think but it depends on how you value things
My work obviously involves the repair and restoration of slag glass antique lighting. Clients are often concerned with what their slag glass lamp is worth before the cost of restoration. Almost always the situation is less than the cost of repair. Many estimates of what slag glass is worth ends with the cost of boxing and shipping. Which has nothing to do with my workmanship. Communication and trust are important in my work and I can only express ultimately how they value their slag glass worth is up to them.
Based on many of my clients testimonials and stories about their slag glass lamp. The true value of what slag glass is worth has more to do with personal values, respect and how clients view their slag glass lamp. Just by owning a genuine slag glass lamp your fortunate because they are becoming rare. Review the story below then ask yourself what is your slag glass lamp worth to you. Check out the testimonial page for more stories.
The value of something is a deeply personal thing: whether something’s sentimental value is greater than its intrinsic value depends upon the person, and what they hold as meaningful – such as an old table lamp.
“Last year, however, problems arose. It was a year of extreme, unseasonable heat and for many, many days, temperatures outside were over 100 degrees; the main floor of our old house consistently registered an uncomfortable 96 degrees. We noticed that the lamp had literally begun to fall apart in the heat: the decorative metal strips/caming between the slag glass panels was separating, pulling apart; the metal ring at the top of the lamp had pulled away entirely from the glass panels and the lamp was noticeably sagging.”
As he worked, Mr. Daley provided excellent updates on the progress of the repair. The turn-around time was quick; the lamp was sent back to us and when we opened the packaging, we were amazed at the work Len had done: the lamp looked beautiful beyond words – better than when it was first bought, and now made to last another 100 years.