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crystal glass

[′krist·əl ‚glas]
(materials)
A water-clear lead glass which polishes readily and has a high index of refraction.

crystal glass

A clear glass, made as nearly colorless as possible.
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"It was a crystal glass and the bottom of them are really heavy and the glass is thick.
The scope of articles in this series consists of four universal glasses made of quality crystal glass for various drinks like water, white and red grapes, long drinks and iced tea.
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Contributors working in art and design, archeology, economics, design history and material culture, and architectural conservation in Ireland and England use a multidisciplinary approach that encompasses archaeological, architectural, artistic, historical, economic, and pictorial evidence, as they discuss the origins of Waterford glass and its re-emergence in the twentieth century, stained and painted window glass, the invention of lead crystal glass, the origins of studio and contemporary glass in Ireland, manufacturing processes, seventeenth-century Irish flat glass, types and sites like Cork City glassworks and the Pugh Glasshouse in Dublin, and how advanced Irish glassmaking was compared to English glassmaking.
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The treasure trove of items - including pottery, wine bottles, lead crystal glass and even an ornamental elephant bone - were all uncovered in 2002 during a development to extend the city's branch of Debenhams, in Eastgate Street.
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Mr Swann recently exhibited his lead crystal glass wall hangings at the annual Glass Art Fair in Leerdam, home of Leerdam Crystal and the Dutch National Glass Centre and Museum.
This is a well-known family of glass-makers in and around Stourbridge descended from John Webb (1774-1835), and include Thomas Webb & Sons, Philip Webb (1831-1915) an architect and artist designing for Whitefriars, Webb Corbett and Webb's Crystal Glass Co, now owned by Crown House.
The winning design's concept is based on a drop of perfume gracefully dissolving into a crystal glass evoking emotion and desire.