GLASS

The History of Glass MakingThe maximum lead content is 33%. However, 33% lead …crystal requires a lot of skill in forming a shape at the blowing stage. So, lesser percentage lead content is often used, although the same sparkle is not achieved. Ireland though, has maintained a reputation world-wide for its skilled blowing of 33% lead crystal.http://www.kinsalecrystal.ie/history.htmSee More
Tiffany glass According to Tiffany: “Favrile glass is distinguished by brilliant or deeply toned colors, usually iridescent like the wings of certain American butterflies, the necks of pigeons and peacocks, the wing covers of various beetles.” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tiffany_glass

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