Session no. 2, 2012: Glass making

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Session no. 2, 2012: Glass making

  1. 1. Glass makinG Sarah Nightingale Session 2, 2012
  2. 2. Glass beadsexcavated from Tomb 404 Necropolis 4
  3. 3. Glass Making• Stage One - Raw Glass• Stage Two – Glass working
  4. 4. Stage One - Raw Glass Components required• Silica (sand)• Soda (Natron)• Stabiliser (eg lime)• Fuel
  5. 5. Bet Shearim slab, Israel
  6. 6. Transporting raw glass 175 Glass Ingots Glass chunks on located on Ulu Burunshipwreck from 2nd Shipwreck dated c century AD 1300 BC
  7. 7. Stage Two – Glass working
  8. 8. Chemicals to add or remove color– Colorless glass (manganese oxide)– Opaque red (copper lead)– Royal blue (cobalt)– Dark green (lead)– White (antimony)Garland bowl – Augustan era
  9. 9. Core formed vessels
  10. 10. Cast Glass
  11. 11. Glass blowing Lamp from Slovenia depicting a glass blower
  12. 12. Glass blowing with a mold
  13. 13. Mosaic glass
  14. 14. Cold Cut Glass
  15. 15. Window glass cast or blown
  16. 16. Glass Jewelry
  17. 17. Recycling

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