Mezza-forma

Mezza-forma

(Italian, “half-mold”) A term applied to the process of making vertical ribs on the lower part of a blown glass object by gathering additional glass on the parison and inflating it further in a dip mold. This technique is also known as me​zza stampatura or, in Muranese dialect, meza stampaura.

Alternate Spellings: 
mezza forma
mezza form