Glass can be made a transparent yellow color by the addition of small amounts of uranium oxide (bright yellow), Cadmium sulfide (lime yellow), metallic Silver (golden), Selenium (yellow-orange), iron-manganese (straw) or iron sulfide (amber) or a mixture of Antimony and Lead.
Synonyms and Related Terms
amber glass; canary glass; vidro amarelo (Port.)
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- Jack Odgen, Jewellery of the Ancient World, Rizzoli International Publications Inc., New York City, 1982
- The Dictionary of Art, Grove's Dictionaries Inc., New York, 1996 Comment: "Glass"