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  • noun The craft or industry of producing glass


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glass +‎ making


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  • It was more common, in glassmaking or enameling treatises, to focus attention to chemistry on the creation of coloring materials, particularly the glass-fondant-metal combinations. reference An underlying belief was that firing would, in addition to melting the as-yet unformed color, exclude potentially harmful airs, as was the case in other painting practice. 37 Sometimes a description suggested that the vitreous color or coating held itself in place as a layer constricting the whole.

    The Creation of Color in Eighteenth-Century Europe 2006

  • (For the record: I pronounce it like the word "anneal", used in glassmaking.)

    Say My Name Say My Name - Anil Dash 2009

  • As Venetian power grip on trade routes and its importance as a major center of commerce began to vanish, so did its monopoly power in glassmaking.

    Glasses Wars | SciFi, Fantasy & Horror Collectibles 2009

  • These finds were used in improving chemical processes in industries such as glassmaking, tanning, dyeing, and engraving.

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en] 2009

  • Of course, Louis Comfort Tiffany is most famous for the stained-glass windows and lighting featuring his patented opalescent glassmaking techniques.

    Window on a Lush Life Stuart Ferguson 2011

  • The area, in the forested Vosges mountains northwest of Strasbourg near the German border, has been known for glassmaking since the Middle Ages.

    A Display of Lalique's Beauty Judy Fayard 2011

  • Since 1998, More Fire Glass Studio has provided a glassmaking facility for artists to produce their work as well as glass education programs for the community.

    The Big Jar Series by Elizabeth Lyons 2009

  • Other exhibits and films include the step-by-step process of making the "Bacchantes" vase, designed in 1927 and still produced in the Wingen factory today, and a documentary on contemporary glassmaking.

    A Display of Lalique's Beauty Judy Fayard 2011

  • The 17 chemically similar elements have unique properties that have paved the way for miniaturized electronics such as the iPhone and specialized magnets used in wind turbines, as well as advances in petroleum refining and glassmaking.

    China's Rare-Earth Exports Slide, Still Bust Quota James T. Areddy 2011

  • The model sold at Cocktail Kingdom, the primary U.S. supplier, is made by Maestri Vetrai, a glassmaking company located on the Venetian island of Murano.

    Better Than a Punch Bowl Kevin Sintumuang 2011


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