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ruby glass

[′rü·bē ′glas]
(materials)
Glass of a rich red color produced by adding selenium or cadmium sulfide, or copper oxide to the glass.
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With five cranberry glass epergnes in the sale, the market really has changed.
Although it's the right colour and `technically' cranberry glass, it isn't because the term only refers to a certain type of glass as opposed to a whole class of glass in that colour.
Then there were cranberry glass epergnes (or table centre pieces) complete with dainty little hanging baskets for primroses and violets.
Cranberry glass was popular in the 1970s and 1980s and still has its followers today, but they must be cautious, as the market is flooded with copies made in India and China.
Ceramics to include Llanelli, Swansea, Ynysmeudwy, Royal Doulton, Royal Worcester, to include a game birds scene by Stinton, Masons, Beswick, Coalport, cranberry glass, lustre and other jugs, dinner and tea services, figurines, copper, brass, silver and plate, paintings and prints.
Made to measure and effectively filling the spaces between ceiling and bedside chests, they reflect the two cranberry glass candlestick lamps.
This deep, rich red glass is a much more luxuriant colour than the cranberry glass so popular in these islands and in America.
Collectors, however, do not have to limit themselves to tiny match cases as they can also seek out heavybottomed match holders in glass or pottery, fairings, dining table pieces in green or cranberry glass, porcelain, pottery or silver.
In the Victorian period decorative items were introduced to the table, such as epergnes for holding flowers, cranberry glass cream jugs and matching sugar sifters.