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== Description ==
 
== Description ==
  
Several colorants are used to make blue glass. [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=Cobalt oxide Cobalt oxide] produces a vivid blue glass. [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=copper oxide black Cupric oxide] produces a paler, sky blue color. when cupric oxide is mixed with [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=lead lead], [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=boron boron], or [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=titanium titanium], a brighter, greenish-blue hue is obtained.  
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Several colorants are used to make blue glass. [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=Cobalt%20oxide Cobalt oxide] produces a vivid blue glass. [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=copper%20oxide%20black Cupric oxide] produces a paler, sky blue color. when cupric oxide is mixed with [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=lead lead], [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=boron boron], or [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=titanium titanium], a brighter, greenish-blue hue is obtained.  
  
See also [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=cobalt glass cobalt glass].
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See also [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=cobalt%20glass cobalt glass].
  
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
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* ''Dictionary of Building Preservation'', Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996
 
* ''Dictionary of Building Preservation'', Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996
  
* ''Encyclopedia Britannica'', http://www.britannica.com  Comment: "glassware" Encyclopdia Britannica  from Encyclopdia Britannica Premium Service.    [Accessed May 5, 2004].
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* ''Encyclopedia Britannica'', http://www.britannica.com  Comment: "glassware" Encyclopædia Britannica  from Encyclopædia Britannica Premium Service.    [Accessed May 5, 2004].
  
  
  
 
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Description

Several colorants are used to make blue glass. Cobalt oxide produces a vivid blue glass. Cupric oxide produces a paler, sky blue color. when cupric oxide is mixed with lead, boron, or titanium, a brighter, greenish-blue hue is obtained.

See also cobalt glass.

Synonyms and Related Terms

vidrio azul (Esp.); vidro azul (Port.)

Authority

  • Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996
  • Encyclopedia Britannica, http://www.britannica.com Comment: "glassware" Encyclopædia Britannica from Encyclopædia Britannica Premium Service. [Accessed May 5, 2004].

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