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lace glass Line breaks: lace glass

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Definition of lace glass in English:


[mass noun]
A type of Venetian glass, having designs resembling lace.
Example sentences
  • By the 16th century, turning from enamel, glass blowers were getting their effect from glass alone, embedding canes of opaque white glass to form latticelike patterns, or trapping pockets of air between the rods of glass to make Venice's famed lace glass.
  • Many of the bowls I have made lately are experiments in the use of this lace glass.
  • I was strongly impressed by the beauty of lace glass especially.
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