Definition of cameo glass in English:
Decorative glass consisting of layers of different colours, the outermost being cut away to leave a design in relief: the Portland Vase is the most exquisite surviving example of cameo glass
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- Made possible by the David Berg Foundation, the exhibition briefly treats related mediums such as cameo glass, explains the differences between cameos and intaglios, and addresses the faking of cameos.
- Demand for the more expensive English cameo glass produced in the Stourbridge glassworks has been static for years.
- In the latter, Emile Galle studied and imitated Islamic and other historical models before embarking on an independent course, producing sculptural and coloristic effects in cameo glass that translated a personal vision.
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