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
References in classic literature ?
Over the arches let there be an entire hedge of some four foot high, framed also upon carpenter's work; and upon the upper hedge, over every arch, a little turret, with a belly, enough to receive a cage of birds: and over every space between the arches some other little figure, with broad plates of round colored glass gilt, for the sun to play upon.
As for the other kind of fountain, which we may call a bathing pool, it may admit much curiosity and beauty; wherewith we will not trouble ourselves: as, that the bottom be finely paved, and with images; the sides likewise; and withal embellished with colored glass, and such things of lustre; encompassed also with fine rails of low statuas.
Besides this there was a twinkle of tapers and here and there a glow of colored glass.
At present, the glass manufacturing plant only produces clear and bronze colors, but with the additional lines, the plant's capacity will be expanded enabling it to produce more colored glass.
On top of that, they arrange colored glass, bits of glass reeds that look like rainbow-colored angel hair pasta, or ground colored glass - called frits - to create a scene, design, abstract or specific pattern.
Salcedo combines stand-alone sculptures he is known for with a new series of sculptural wall relief of branches, rendered in stainless steel and beautiful colored glass.
Caption: Tuscany colored glass tumblers from Lenox lenox.
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.
University of Greenwich chemist Nichola Coleman has developed a method of pulverizing colored glass and mixing it with lime and caustic soda to create tobermorite, a mineral that can absorb toxic heavy metals in water.
1 : a tube that contains bits of colored glass or plastic and two mirrors at one end and that shows many different patterns as it is turned
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.