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art and craft of glassmaking.

W. E. Cook

art and craft of glassmaking.

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Published by Stuart & Sons in Stourbridge .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination26p. :
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16390769M

From to the Church in Rome had kept alive the practice of medieval Christian art in its far-flung monasteries in Ireland and the Middle East. In contrast to the present day, the role of the middleman with a stock of artifacts to be sold retail - such as a modern jeweller's shop - was very limited. The multiple strands and rich details, however, never quite become plaited to form a vivid picture of Venetian glass workshops in situ or provide a convincing metanarrative of technological change. It was a Semitic, and then a Jewish art for the next three millennia. During the 16th century B. Until then, museums and texts on glass-making history cited Egypt as the birthplace of the art.

A variety of techniques includes sandblasting, cutting, grinding, polishing and engraving to create a unique piece of art. They are great for decorating, scrapbooking, and package trim. As the glass is being shaped, it often cools to the point where it becomes unworkable. Montgomery, Guest Curator Susan J. The pieces are stuck together using lead came and solder. The categories are further divided into a number of more specific subcategories.

They were being exported for remelting into glassware somewhere around the Mediterranean. From to the Church in Rome had kept alive the practice of medieval Christian art in its far-flung monasteries in Ireland and the Middle East. For some this is a means of livelihood, a job which they have to do to feed themselves. The first, called the furnace, is used to hold the hot, molten glass that is the raw material of a glassblower.


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