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Offline Lustrousstone

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Museum of London glass terms
« on: December 23, 2010, 07:40:03 AM »
A useful reference here   (Mod: Note, link is to a PDF file rather than a webpage.)


Offline Leni

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« Reply #1 on: December 23, 2010, 09:46:37 AM »
Thank you, Christine :D  Some fascinating information there!  Especially the words describing faults in glass!  I expect to see far more accurate information about the nature of damage in people's ebay descriptions from now on  >:D  :24:
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« Reply #2 on: December 23, 2010, 11:09:58 AM »
Christine that's great, thank you  :hiclp:
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« Reply #3 on: December 23, 2010, 12:05:22 PM »
Some of the terms took me back to our visit to St. Helen's World of Glass, Christine - memories of which bring the terms to life.
There are also a good few words which could be used as expletives...

thanks very much indeed - this will be studied.
Cheers, Sue (M)

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« Reply #4 on: December 23, 2010, 01:14:52 PM »
This is great for us novices - Thank you!


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« Reply #5 on: December 23, 2010, 01:29:19 PM »
It also states, quite unambiguously, that a pontil is an iron rod.
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Re: Museum of London glass terms
« Reply #6 on: December 23, 2010, 08:15:46 PM »
thank you Christine  -  enormously valuable :)   I did toy with the idea of printing it off at work today - but was a little busy.   But when I get back to the office after Christmas, well...............


 

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