History of glass
The history of glassmaking can be traced back to 3500 BCE in Mesopotamia. Archaeological evidence suggests that the first true glass was made in coastal north Syria, Mesopotamia or Ancient Egypt. The ...
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La fabrication d'un dôme en verre, un travail unique!
La fabrication d'un dôme en verre, un travail unique ! Crédit : France Vitrail International
Justin Bagley Art Glass
Justin Bagley Art Glass produces fine blown glass pieces via techniques such as lampworking, flameworking, and torchworking.
Bagley Glass History & Crystal Glass Company
History of Bagley Glass and the Crystal Glass Company. How and when Bagley Glass started and who the owners were. Founding of Bagley Glass and the Crystal Glass Company.
Thinnest glass ever is just two atoms thick. Does it shatter? - latimes.com
A piece of glass two atoms thick has entered the record books, but does it shatter?
History of glass - Video
An early history of glass.
History of optics
Watch this and other space videos at http://SpaceRip.com Early history of the telescope from ESA's Hubblecast.
Stained glass
Stained Glass Windows in English Churches Some designed by Burne-Jones / Morris & Co. Photos: J.f.K. Locations: Churches in Rottingdean, Freshwater and Over ...
Stained glass - Video
Jacques Grüber, artiste plastique, peintre et verrier français, né le 25 janvier 1870 à Sundhausen (Allemagne) - Décédé le 15 décembre 1936 à Paris. C'est un...
Ancient Chinese glass
Ancient Chinese glass refers to all types of glass manufactured in China prior to the Qing Dynasty (1644–1911). In Chinese history, glass played a peripheral role in the arts and crafts, when compared...
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Anglo-Saxon glass
Anglo-Saxon glass has been found across England during archaeological excavations of both settlement and cemetery sites. Glass in the Anglo-Saxon period was used in the manufacture of a range of objec...
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Islamic glass
The influence of the Islamic world to the history of glass is reflected by its distribution around the world, from Europe to China, and from Russia to East Africa. Islamic glass developed a unique exp...
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Hebron glass
Hebron Glass (Arabic: زجاج الخليل‎, zajaj al-Khalili ) refers to glass produced in Hebron as part of a flourishing art industry established in the city during Roman rule in Palestine. Hebron...
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Hedwig glass
Hedwig glasses or Hedwig beakers are a type of glass beaker originating in the Middle East or Norman Sicily and dating from the 10th-12th centuries AD. They are named after the Silesian princess Sain...
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Hellenistic glass
Hellenistic glass was glass produced during the Hellenistic period, from the conquests of Alexander the Great (356-323 BC) to the expansion of the Roman Empire (second half of the 1st century BC - 47...
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History of glass in sub-Saharan Africa
Due to various differences in cultural histories and environmental resources, Sub-Saharan nations developed glass traditions distinct from Egypt, North Africa and the rest of the world. The presence o...
Medieval stained glass
Medieval stained glass is the coloured and painted glass of medieval Europe from the 10th century to the 16th century. For much of this period stained glass windows were the major pictorial art form, ...
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Murano glass
Murano glass is glass made on the Venetian island of Murano, which has specialized in fancy glasswares for centuries. Murano’s glassmakers led Europe for centuries, developing or refining many techno...
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Roman glass
Roman glass objects have been recovered across the Roman Empire in domestic, industrial and funerary contexts. Glass was used primarily for the production of vessels, although mosaic tiles and window ...
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Sassanian glass
Sasanian Glass is the glassware produced between the 3rd and the 7th centuries AD within the limits of the Sasanian Empire, namely Northern Iraq, Iran and Central Asia. This is a silica-soda-lime glas...
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Venetian glass
Venetian glass is a type of glass object made in Venice, Italy, primarily on the island of Murano. It is world-renowned for being colourful, elaborate, and skillfully made.Many of the important chara...
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Ancient glass trade
The ways in which glass was exchanged throughout ancient times is intimately related to its production and is a stepping stone to learning about the economies and interactions of ancient societies. B...
Glassblowing
Glassblowing is a glassforming technique that involves inflating molten glass into a bubble (or parison), with the aid of a blowpipe (or blow tube). A person who blows glass is called a glassblower, g...
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Glass beadmaking
The technology for glass beadmaking is among the oldest human arts, dating back 3,000 years (Dubin, 1987). Glass beads have been dated back to at least Roman times. Perhaps the earliest glass-like be...
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Trade beads
Trade beads (sometimes called slave beads) were otherwise decorative glass beads used between the 16th and 20th century as a currency to exchange for goods, services and slaves (hence the name). Made...
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