This is an extremely rare Roman dark blue heavy rough glass block with superb silver "Rainbow" iridescence patina, said to have been found in a Roman glass work place northern Israel! The pictures tells 101 tales
Glass is formed when sand (silica), soda (alkali), and lime are fused at high temperatures. The color of the glass can be altered by adjusting the atmosphere in the furnace and by adding specific m ...click for details
Directly from Jerusalem, Holy Land - A very nice example of Roman glassmaking, this lovely perfume vessel with lovely silver patina has survived the centuries with its beauty intact. Dated from, 100 - 200 AD.
The globular body rising to a firm and graceful neck. One of the earliest types of blown-glass vessels in an elongated bottle with a short body and a long neck. The content of such bottles could be poured out slow ...click for details