Wheel engraving

Wheel engraving

Wheel engraving

A process of decorating the surface of glass by the grinding action of a wheel, using disks of various sizes and materials (usually copper, but sometimes stone), and an abrasive in a grease or slurry applied to a wheel, as the engraver holds the object against the underside of the rotating wheel. See also Cutting and Copper-wheel engraving.

Alternate Spellings: 
wheel engraved
wheel-engraved
wheel engrave
wheel-engrave
wheel engraves
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