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Glossary

How and what to use for gluing glass

By Admin Muranonet 5 July 2021 67 Views No comments

Until a few decades ago, the use of glue was seen by glass masters as a sign of inadequacy.
Executions that included glued pieces were considered not up to the millennial tradition and consequently snubbed by true passionates of Murano glass.

UV polimeric glue

By Admin Muranonet 5 July 2021 46 Views No comments


It must be said that this type of bonding is recommended for professionals, although with a little good will it can also be used by enthusiasts and hobbyists.

Two-component glue

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It is used in two particular cases: when the surfaces do not match perfectly and there are spaces to fill, or when the glass is opaque and the glue in place is not usable the UV polymer glue.

Occhiali (eyewear) - the true story

By Admin Muranonet 26 June 2021 159 Views No comments

It is almost certain that the first sunglasses were made in Murano.
The first lenses in history date back to 1100.

Pyrex

By Admin Muranonet 28 May 2021 53 Views No comments

Trade name (proprietary trademark) of a type of borosilicate line with a very low cubic expansion coefficient and therefore resistant to thermal shock: it is used for industrial and laboratory equipment and for kitchenware.

Vetrofusione

By Admin Muranonet 19 April 2020 2686 Views No comments

Glass fusing is a manufacturing process involving the fusion of glass on glass, or fusing a single layer of glass using a special oven, with a temperature range of 700-800°C (1200-1400°F)

Crecola

By Admin Muranonet 22 March 2020 1681 Views No comments

It is a protuberance in iron or wood which can be an integral part of a stampo or be free inside it.

Stampo con crecola

By Admin Muranonet 22 March 2020 550 Views No comments

Mould like the Stampo a giro with the addition of a third element placed at the base in order to allow the base to be undercut.
See also crecola.

Stampo libero

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Letterally Free mould.
In this mold the glass is guided along predetermined directions, but left free to act independently.

Stampo a giro

By Admin Muranonet 22 March 2020 520 Views No comments

Letterally round mould. It is a mould in which the glass is blown in order to have a repetitiveness of the shape. Usually the stampo has a round plan and opens in two pieces hinged along the centerline vertically.