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Colours Of A Rainbow

Colours Of A Rainbow

Colours Of A Rainbow

Colours Of A Rainbow

The Description

Carnival glass is pressed glass that has undergone an iridized treatment to its surface. Newly formed hot pressed glass is exposed to sprays, fumes and vapors from heated metallic oxide. This process results in a beautiful lustrous coating forming on the glass. It is often described as looking similar to the rainbow colours that appear on a soap bubble. Photographs of carnival glass do not reveal this magical effect.

What’s With the Name

The term was coined because this type of glass was often awarded to winners of Read the rest of this entry »