A continuous decorative pattern of short sections of ribbing, originallu inspired by patterns on contemporary silverware in the late seventeenth century.
The blob or mass of molten glass attached to the blowpipe or pontil before an object is formed from it.
A place where glass is made.
A name given to manganese, from its cleansing action in its association with glass-making materials.
A product obtained by winding fine threads of glass in fusion on rapidly rotating and heated cylinders.
A pressed glass design that consists of concentric continuous oval arches.
A type of ornamental glass developed in Sweden in 1916. It was made by cutting and etching a pattern on coloured glass and then returning the piece to the furnace to give the design fluidity before encasing it in clear glass.
A common design applied to glassware that consists of a continuous interlocking pattern of straight-edged scrolling at right angles.
In glassware, a grenade is a glass vessel with a globular body and narrow neck. At one time, they were used in attempt to put out fires. They would be filled with water, and then thrown into the flames.
(Decorative painting in shades of grey on glass, sometimes used to imitate relief sculpture; (2) A brownish paint made from iron oxide, fused onto glass and used to define details in stained-glass windows.
The background or base glass object on which decorations are applied.
A tool for snipping off a raw rim or edge of a piece of glass, leaving a slightly jagged edge.