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Opalines
« on: November 04, 2013, 10:04:20 PM »
Some interesting historical and technical information on opalines from Gaffer Glass in their newsletter here http://www.gafferglass.co.uk/newsletter.htm
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Re: Opalines
« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2013, 11:23:04 PM »
thanks Adam :) that's very interesting.
It's made me feel a bit weird about my early 1700's milky opalescent Bohemian flask though.  I just assumed it was animal bones.  I hope it was :)
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Re: Opalines
« Reply #2 on: November 07, 2013, 11:15:18 AM »
I know to be warned about contemoprary"chalcedony" - not nearly as impressive to achieve as it was.
thanks, Adam!
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