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All About Glass

All About Glass

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Glassmakers Of Herat
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In 1968, a one room working glass factory with a mud-brick furnace was discovered in western Afghanistan. This factory is owned by cousins, Saifullah and Saidullah. Glassmaking has been a family tradition for over 200 years, and continues to be done in the same manner as described in seventh