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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of marver.


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  • After I applied the shards and melted them in, I slightly marvered with my brass Stump Shaper.

    Silver Glass Class 3

  • Her dress is a reverse bicone shape or two cones facing each other decorated with black, ivory, medium amber and Gelly Pink stringers and her head is an oval slightly marvered at the chin.

    Looking At Life As Beads


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  • From Wikipedia "History of glass":

    During the Late Bronze Age in Egypt and Western Asia there was a rapid growth in glass-making technology. Archaeological finds from this period include colored glass ingots, vessels (often colored and shaped in imitation of highly prized hardstone carvings in semi-precious stones) and the ubiquitous beads. The alkali of Syrian and Egyptian glass was soda ash, sodium carbonate, which can be extracted from the ashes of many plants, notably halophile seashore plants: (see saltwort). The earliest vessels were 'core-wound', produced by winding a ductile rope of glass round a shaped core of sand and clay over a metal rod, then fusing it with repeated reheatings. Threads of thin glass of different colors made with admixtures of oxides were subsequently wound around these to create patterns, which could be drawn into festoons by using metal raking tools. The vessel would then be rolled flat ('marvered') on a slab in order to press the decorative threads into its body.

    May 22, 2010

  • From New York Times 21 May 2010,"The Mysteries of Meroe":

    In the last three years, dozens of objects beggaring belief have shown that the Meroitic Kingdom was in contact with most northern and eastern Mediterranean lands. Wine was imported in amphoras of the common pottery type found along the shores of the French Riviera. A precious glass flask with a marvered pattern, alternately turquoise and black, that is typical of the finest Syrian production were recovered at Sedeinga.

    May 22, 2010

  • Also see marver.

    May 24, 2010