colored glass

colored glass

Originated over 2000 years ago when pieces of colored glass were embedded in heavy matrices of stone or plaster.
See also: Glass
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But closer inspection with a scanning electron microscope revealed that the presumed amethyst is colored glass (an exotic material at the time), say biophysicist Sebastian Warmlander of Stockholm University and his colleagues.
In the past, colored glass was generally produced by incorporating the colorants into the molten glass during manufacture.
Fairbanks resident James Grant crafted a $125,000 stained glass piece consisting of more than 4,000 pieces of colored glass, 660 strands of beads.
The PBteen polka-dotted floor lamp adds sparkle with its sequined shade, and an adorable PBteen table lamp with colored glass base and beaded shade provide extra illumination from the top of the shelf.
Miami, 2004, for example, is composed of a large curve of yellow metal placed on a shiny black form, from which slender stems rise bearing large pink, orange, and yellow blobs overhung by four small shapes made of colored glass in blue, pink, yellow, and black, into which loudspeakers have been inserted, diffusing discreet sound.
If they are ripe, they look like colored glass from a distance.
8 x 10" (20 x 25 cm) drawing paper, pencils, masking tape, cardboard, 8 x 10"(20 x 25 cm) glass pane, pieces of colored glass (broken in advance by the instructor), glue, black grout (or white colored with india ink), wooden picture frame, rubber gloves, goggles, window cleaner
Today Snell goes to "open torch night" one evening a week She pays $10 an hour to use an oxygen propane torch to transform imported Italian colored glass rods (about $3 each) into pretty baubles.
While there is generally a lot of attention paid to the shape of sheet metal and the coatings applied to it, they believe that there is the means by which colored glass can play a bigger role in design differentiation.
NEW YORK-There's something immensely appealing about rugs with large blocks of color, perhaps because they're reminiscent of a child's toy blocks or a window pane of colored glass.
Specializing in stained glass, ceramic tile, glass tile and colored glass marbles, the tabletops are suitable for indoors or outdoors and are topped off with epoxy for strength.