ruby glass


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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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A shorter third section is devoted to mounted German ruby glass fashionable in Europe from about 1685 until 1720--a brief introduction explores the technical virtuosity of this material and surviving historic displays in the Grunes Gewolbe, Dresden, at and Rosenborg Castle in Copenhagen.
To produce these, Mann backed her original collodion negatives with ruby glass, creating modern versions of this traditional photographic process popular in the 1860s.
Georgina likes adding tiny Russian ruby glass stars or clear glass icicles - I love them just as they are
Cranberry Glass is another type of red glass made from gold, but the color is paler (usually a delicate pink) because there is less gold chloride in cranberry glass than in gold ruby glass.
Hyland points out Victorian-era pipes with a carved mountain goat and an elephant head on them, and a cut, ruby glass cigar holder from 1840.
the colour of gold ruby glass, described in Chapter 5 as part of scattering phenomena now is better treated in terms of gold nanoparticles and surface plasmons.
The bottle is just as striking, with bevelled edges, ruby glass and a golden snake on the neck.
Spilling from the center of the ceiling is a hand-crafted fiber optic and ruby glass hibiscus chandelier that echoes the surrounding mountain waterfalls and Hawaii's indigenous flora.