A technique where sand projected by a compressor abrades the surface of the glass.
The fine fracture line created on the surface of glass.
The process of applying pressure and moving the glass cutter over the surface of the glass to produce a light fracture.
paperthin slics of glass generally used as design elements. Also called confetti.
A tool used to trim a piece of glassware, for example the rim of a vessel, in the course of its manufacture.
Glass in which the alkali is soda (sodium carbonate) rather than potash. Venetian cristallo is a soda glass and much soda glassware is in a facon de Venise style. The soda was traditionally obtained from barilla.
A style of base or bottom of a glass object that flares outward. Also can be referred to as "spreading bases."
The process of applying colored pigments or tansparent paints to annealed clear glass.
The technique of tapping a glass surface with a pointed implement so as to produce a pattern with tiny dots (stipples).
Reheating a glass object in order to develop a colour or special effect, as when making ruby glass or Amberina.
a medallion or cameo of opaque glass enclosed in transparent glass as, for instance, in a paperweight.
A tall-stemmed container, used in England in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries to hold crystallized fruits and other kinds of sweetmeats.
A general term for glassware produced in the region of Syria.