Glossary


Float Plate Glass

Flat glass manufactured by floating the ribbon of drawn, molten glass on a long bath of molten tin, and fire-polishing the upper surface, yielding a smooth, polished surface on both sides.

Float Plate Glass

Flat glass manufactured by floating the ribbon of drawn, molten glass on a long bath of molten tin, and fire-polishing the upper surface, yielding a smooth, polished surface on both sides.

Frosted Glass

Glass with a white translucent surface resulting from sandblasting or etching.

Frosted Glass

Glass with a white translucent surface resulting from sandblasting or etching.

Full Antique

Mouth-blown antique sheet glass.

Full Antique

Mouth-blown antique sheet glass.

G.N.A.

German new antique, a machine-drawn antique glass.

G.N.A.

German new antique, a machine-drawn antique glass.

Glass etch

Any of several compounds that permit the frosting of glass.

Glass etch

Any of several compounds that permit the frosting of glass.

Glass globs

Thick, round pieces of clear or colored glass that have been faceted, molded or domed.

Glass globs

Thick, round pieces of clear or colored glass that have been faceted, molded or domed.

Glass jewels

Small pieces of clear or colored glass that have been faceted, molded or domed

Glass jewels

Small pieces of clear or colored glass that have been faceted, molded or domed

Glass Paint

Vitreous paints composed of metallic oxides and ground glass in a liquid vehicle and then fired on glass.

Glass Paint

Vitreous paints composed of metallic oxides and ground glass in a liquid vehicle and then fired on glass.

Glazing

The process of assembling pieces of glass and lead to make a window.

Glazing

The process of assembling pieces of glass and lead to make a window.

Glue Chip

The application of heated animal glue to sandblasted glass that , when dry, chips off, leaving a crystalline or icy look.

Glue Chip

The application of heated animal glue to sandblasted glass that , when dry, chips off, leaving a crystalline or icy look.