A mid-sixteenth century Venetian-styled glass characterized by transparent threaded designs layered on the sides of various glass objects.
In glass fusing, the uniting of layers of glass without necessarily changing the origional shape of the glass pieces (referred to as fuse-to-stick). Glass constructions, glued together, are often referred to as laminated.
A composite of two sheets of float glass with a layer of transparent plastic in the middle, sandwiched together by the application of moderate heat and pressure.
The working or shaping of glass over a flame or a torch to cause flow.
Clear glass embedded with opaque white glass threads forming a filigree pattern.
Opaque white glass, a term used to denote an object decorated with marvered bands of opaque white glass or one entirely of such glass.
A style of art glass invented by Louis Comfort Tiffany characterized by dark blue and gray opaque hues, that is sometimes coated with gold or silver decorations.
A light oil made from the lavender plant which is often used for a binder when applying enamels.
Crystal or colorless glass made with a high lead content.
A type of soft glass containing a large amount of lead oxide, first made in about 1676 by George Ravenscroft as a remedy for crisselling, and eventually superseding the more fragile Venetian soda glass.
A long, tunnerl-shaped oven with a continuously moving belt or rollers which is designed for annealing, sagging, slumping, or for firing enamels or lusters on glass.
A wooden tool shaped like a truncated cone, with handle, that is used to form lips on certain vessels.
A suspension of metallic oxides in an organic solvent. Upon firing, the organic binders volitilize, leaving an extremely thin layer of metal oxides fused to the glass surface.