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- n. ancient Chinese name for colored glass; e.g. Liuli bead, Liuli ring
- n. color glaze; e.g. Liuli roof tile, Liuli brick
- n. crystal art sculptures, especially created through lost-wax method (Pate de Verre)
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One was a gold-and-silver belt hook inlaid with a winged tiger whose eyes were transparent yellow liuli beads (youyihucuojinyindaigou).
In Chinese literature, there was no clear distinction between liuli and boli (glass).
55 In another tomb in Lijiashan, a blue transparent liuli bead was found. 56 It is dated in the same period as the carnelian bead.