"In 33 pages with black-and-white photos and illustrations, this book surveys traditional glassmaking from the Roman era to today." -Renaissance Magazine. About the Author. Roger Dodsworth is Keeper of Glass at Broadfield House Glass Museum, Kingswinford. He has lectured widely both in Britain and the USA, and is the author of numerous articles Cited by: 6. Read and learn for free about the following article: Glassmaking: history and techniques If you're seeing this message, it means we're having trouble loading external resources on our website. If you're behind a web filter, please make sure that the . The Art of Glassmaking. This article relates to Glass House. At one point in Glass House, Brian Alexander describes his childhood experience of peering into one of the glass manufacturing plants in his home town: "Nuns had spent years engraving images of hell on my flames shooting out of the squat stack on the roof, the white-red glow of the furnace inside, the . Live glass demos, offered every day, all day, are part of the Museum visit experience. See master glassmakers at work, and gain a better understanding of how objects in the collection were made. Classes are also offered every day. Get a taste of glassmaking in a minute Make Your Own Glass experience.
This book offers a general introduction to the vast and complex subject of glass. The author examines not just the history and technology of glassmaking but also the social background - the lives of the glassmakers and the traditions of this fascinating and ancient craft. "synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.4/5(2). Glass is a unique material which requires eight to ten hours to melt. Even at high temperatures the many bubbles produced do not release easily. The glass viscosity is such at near 2, degrees Fahrenheit that bubbles move so slowly through the molten material it was almost impossible to find bubble-free objects of glass until relatively. While not technically a batch book, these manuscripts record early efforts to preserve the knowledge of the glassmaker, a tradition that continues today. Think of the knowledge on glassmaking available on YouTube or hidden in . If the glass is homogeneous, you pour it inside the kiln in a new dabtu-pan, and out of the cooled-off kiln emerges zagindurû-colored glass.” What are the ingredients in this recipe? Although this ancient recipe for glassmaking is shrouded in mystical rituals, .
Glass and glassmaking. [Roger Dodsworth] A general introduction to the vast and complex subject of glass, not only the history and technology of glassmaking but also the social background of the lives of the glassmakers. "In 33 pages with black-and-white photos and illustrations, this book surveys traditional glassmaking from the Roman. Evidence for early glassmaking in the United States has been found of glassmaking at the English settlement on Jamestown Island, some glass window panes were made there after , most of the windows had been shipped from England.. The glassmaking business in the United States started when eight Germans (known as "Dutchmen") and Poles arrived as part . Glass is a non-crystalline, often transparent amorphous solid, that has widespread practical, technological, and decorative use in, for example, window panes, tableware, and is most often formed by rapid cooling of the molten form; some glasses such as volcanic glass are naturally most familiar, and historically the oldest, types of manufactured glass . A well-known speaker on the Elizabethan era and the history of English glassmaking, I now spend my time writing historical novels, of which to date, comprises of four novels in The Tudor Queen's Glassmaker Series. The books are fast paced adventure stories with a strong love interest.5/5(1).