"A resource for exploring various topics in glass: delve deeper with this collection of articles, multimedia, and virtual books all about glass." Includes interviews with artists, technique demos, terminology and more.
Browsing Glass Books
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Traces the history of glass from its origins in western Asia some 5,000 years ago, though the invention of glass blowing around the first century B.C., to the introduction of mechanized processes and new styles in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Presents Tiffany's original paintings and fine arts, stained glass windows and lampshades, mosaics, favrile glass objects, metalwork, enamels, and jewelry. Each method is explained and superlative examples are shown in 560 color photographs.