How is colored glass made?
Colored glass contains metal oxides added to the raw glass batch create glass with color extending through its mass. For example, cobalt produces blue glass, chromium – green, silver – yellow, and gold – pink. Visible light transmittance of colored glass varies from 14% to 85%, depending on the hue and thickness. Typical float glass colors include amber, bronze, gray, blue, and green. In addition, Bendheim offers an almost unlimited palette of specialty colors in rolled and mouth-blown glasses. Our exclusive line of Lamberts art glass offers a rich, unique aesthetic in a palette of over 500 hues.
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