Ruby glass

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French goblet
MFA# 1972.158


A bright red glass. Ruby glass is made by one or more of the following to the molten mixture: colloidal gold, gold chloride, tin oxide, copper oxide, copper chloride, cadmium salts, selenium salts. Paler red glass has been called cranberry glass.

See Gold ruby glass and Copper ruby glass.

Synonyms and Related Terms

gold ruby glass; copper ruby glass; cranberry glass; vidro rubi (Port.)