Uses for Pinwheel Crystal Vases
- According to historical records, as early as the second and third centuries B.C., the ancient Egyptians made glass containers and drinking glasses. Increased knowledge of glass working led to the creation of today's beautiful crystal masterpieces. Pinwheel crystal vases are distinguishable from other vases by their V-cut patterns within the crystal.
- You can use an inverted pinwheel crystal vase to show off your favorite collectible. The pinwheel crystal vase protects treasured items from damaging dust or moisture in your home. Simply set your item in the center of a coffee table and invert the vase to cover it. The vase showcases your item with an air of elegance, as light reflects off of the pinwheel patterns. During regular home maintenance, remove the vase and clean it.
- Converting a pinwheel crystal vase to a cake stand gives special occasion cakes the display attention they deserve. Invert the pinwheel crystal vase to hold the cake platter in the center of a festive table. This type of display for anniversary, birthdays or other particular occasion cakes makes beautiful pictures to add to scrapbooks and for remembering the important event.
Dining Table Centerpiece
- Light reflects from the cuts of a pinwheel crystal vase, creating a mood of elegance or romance. Place the vase on a mirror base that is slightly larger in diameter than the vase's bottom. Set in the middle of the table for a dinner party with your favorite guests or a romantic dinner for two. Light two candles on each side of the vase. The light from the room and the candles will reflect from the pinwheel crystal vase.
Coffee Table Centerpiece
- Liven up a drab room using pinwheel crystal vases as a coffee table centerpiece. The cuts of the crystal vases adds texture to the room. Arrange different sizes in the center of the coffee table. You can even add a different color of potpourri to each vase to draw out the specific colors in a room and add a touch of fragrance.