All About Glass

All About Glass

This is your resource for exploring various topics in glass: delve deeper  with this collection of articles, multimedia, and virtual books all about glass. Content is frequently added to the area, so check back for new items. If you have a topic you'd like to see covered, send us your suggestion. If you have a specific question, Ask a Librarian at our Rakow Research Library.

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Reflecting Antiquity: Lycurgus Cup
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Reflecting Antiquity: Jug-in-a-Jug
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Reflecting Antiquity: Iridized Glass
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Reflecting Antiquity: Introduction
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Reflecting Antiquity: Gold Glass (Disch Cantharus)
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Reflecting Antiquity: Gold Glass
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Reflecting Antiquity: Enameling
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Reflecting Antiquity: Cane Slices
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Reflecting Antiquity: Cameo Glass
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Reflecting Antiquity: Cameo Glass
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Reflecting Antiquity: Cage Cups
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Botanical Wonders (Podcast)
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Glass of the Alchemists: Think of Glass as a Cake- Recipes and Crizzling
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Glass of the Alchemists: Ruby Covered Goblet
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Glass of the Alchemists: Johann Rudolf Glauber
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Glass of the Alchemists: Johann Kunckel and Ruby Glass
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Glass of the Alchemists: Imitation of Rock Crystal
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Glass of the Alchemists: Gold Ruby Glass in Southern Germany
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Glass of the Alchemists: Gold Ruby Glass in Bohemia
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Glass of the Alchemists: Gold Ruby Glass
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Glass of the Alchemists: Glass Crizzling
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Glass of the Alchemists: Glass Casting Technology
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Glass of the Alchemists: George Ravenscroft in England
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Glass of the Alchemists: Engraving Before Lead Crystal
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Glass of the Alchemists: Crizzling Over Time
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Glass of the Alchemists: Central Europe and Chalk Glass
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Glass of the Alchemists: Bottger's Research in Porcelain
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Glass of the Alchemists: Bohemian Glass Cutting
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Glass of the Alchemists: Baroque Glassmaking Furnace
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Glass of the Alchemists: Baroque Crystal in Poland
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