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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 Glass Question at our Rakow Research Library.

Lobmeyr's Persian and Arabian Enameled Glass Series

The Viennese company of Joseph and Ludwig Lobmeyr—founded by their father, Joseph Sr. in 1823 and in family hands ever since—became widely recognised for its high-quality glass wares from the mid-19th century. 1 Large ‘crystal’ chandeliers, such as those that were manufactured in 1878 to 1881 for