Here are 5 Techniques For Identifying Lead Crystal. These tips are not a guaranteed way to identify Lead Crystal like having it analyzed in a lab (which most of us are not going to do) but are solid ways to be pretty sure. These are easy techniques that can be used to identify Lead Crystal while at a an antique shop, flea market or yard sale. When these 5 techniques are used together they will help you easily eliminate non lead crystal items and be very confident in identifying items that are.

1.Check The Weight
 Check the weight of your item in question. Most crystal items are much heavier than regular glass. Lead Crystal contains a certain amount of lead