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aggri ancient W. African variegated glass beads. No -S.
aggry ancient W. African variegated glass beads.
ambitty (Fr.) of glass, devitrified.
calcedonio a type of Venetian coloured glass resembling natural stones like chalcedony.
cullet waste glass, melted up again with new material.
cutglass made of cut glass, i.e. flint glass shaped by cutting or grinding.
faience (Fr.) glazed coloured earthenware.
favrile a type of iridescent glassware developed in America at the turn of the 20th century by L. C. Tiffany.
fayence (Fr.) glazed coloured earthenware.
frigger a kind of glass ornament.
frit mixed materials for making glass; (verb) to fuse into a vitreous substance.
fritt to fuse into a vitreous substance.
glassblowing a process used in making glass.
glassmaking the act of making glass.
glassware ware, or articles collectively, made of glass.
glasswork articles or ornamentation made of glass.
handblown made by glassblowing and moulded by hand.
lalique (Tradename) a type of ornamental glass.
latticinio (Ital.) a type of Venetian glassware containing decorative threads of milk-white glass.
latticino (Ital.) a type of Venetian glassware containing decorative threads of milk-white glass.
lehr a glass-annealing oven.
marver a marble or iron slab on which molten glass is rolled; (verb) to roll glass on a marver.
millefiori (Ital.) an ornamental glassmaking technique.
murrhine a kind of clear glassware used to make ancient Roman vases.
myrrhine of a kind of clear glassware containing pieces of coloured glass.
parison (Fr.) a lump of glass before it is moulded into its final shape.
polverine (Obs.) barilla ash, used in glassmaking.
pontie an iron rod used in holding and manipulating glassware during manufacture.
pontil an iron rod used in holding and manipulating glassware during manufacture.
pontile an iron rod used in holding and manipulating glassware during manufacture.
ponty an iron rod used in holding and manipulating glassware during manufacture.
prunt a moulded glass ornament attached to a larger glass object.
prunted having a prunt, a moulded glass ornament attached to a larger glass object.
pulverine barilla ash, used in glassmaking.
puntee an iron rod used in holding and manipulating glassware during manufacture.
punty an iron rod used in holding and manipulating glassware during manufacture.
sandiver glass-gall, a scum formed on fused glass.
schmelz (Ger.) a kind of glass of a red or ruby color, made in Bohemia.
schmelze (Ger.) a kind of glass of a red or ruby color, made in Bohemia.
schwarzlot (Ger.) a type of black enamel decoration on glass, porcelain etc.
smalto (Ital.) a piece of coloured glass used in mosaic.
vitrail (Fr.) stained glass.
vitrailled fitted with vitrail, stained glass.
vitrics glass products.
vitrifacture glassblowing.
vitrify to convert into glass or a glassy substance, by heat and fusion.