Glass is a non-crystalline amorphous solid that is often transparent and has widespread practical, technological, and decorative usage in, for example, window panes, tableware, and optoelectronics.The most familiar, and historically the oldest, types of glass are "silicate glasses" based on the chemical compound silica (silicon dioxide, or quartz), the primary constituent of sand. Although transparent in thin sections, the glass is greenish-blue in thick sections from impurities.
Whatever your unique glassware preference, The House of Glass looks forward to creating and delivering to you museum quality art glass that collectors desire at a price that anyone can appreciate.Not all yellow-green glass will turn florescent GREEN when a UV light is shined on it.When manganese is added to the glass formula (which also makes a yellow-colored glass) instead of Uranium Dioxide, for instance, the end product will glow under a black light, but the color is an orange/peach color OR a lime green color that is much fainter than the bright neon green under UV light.Joe Rice and his skilled craftsmen have been creating designer art glass for over 20 years. Clair family tradition founded by his grandfather John “Pop” St. They are well schooled in old-world techniques while embracing the expanding area of contemporary glass art.Please peruse our picture gallery of products, dedicated to our ever developing line of glass art.