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Definition of Venetian glass

Venetian glass
Venetian Ve*ne"tian, a. [Cf. It. Veneziano, L. Venetianus.] Of or pertaining to Venice in Italy. Venetian blind, a blind for windows, doors, etc., made of thin slats, either fixed at a certain angle in the shutter, or movable, and in the latter case so disposed as to overlap each other when close, and to show a series of open spaces for the admission of air and light when in other positions. Venetian carpet, an inexpensive carpet, used for passages and stairs, having a woolen warp which conceals the weft; the pattern is therefore commonly made up of simple stripes. Venetian chalk, a white compact or steatite, used for marking on cloth, etc. Venetian door (Arch.), a door having long, narrow windows or panes of glass on the sides. Venetian glass, a kind of glass made by the Venetians, for decorative purposes, by the combination of pieces of glass of different colors fused together and wrought into various ornamental patterns. Venetian red, a brownish red color, prepared from sulphate of iron; -- called also scarlet ocher. Venetian soap. See Castile soap, under Soap. Venetian sumac (Bot.), a South European tree (Rhus Cotinus) which yields the yellow dyewood called fustet; -- also called smoke tree. Venetian window (Arch.), a window consisting of a main window with an arched head, having on each side a long and narrow window with a square head.

Meaning of Venetian glass from wikipedia

- Venetian gl**** (Italian: vetro veneziano) is gl****ware made in Venice, typically on the island of Murano near the city. Traditionally it is made with a...
- Venice (/ˈvɛnɪs/ VEH-niss; Italian: Venezia [veˈnɛttsja] (listen); Venetian: Venesia or Venexia [veˈnɛsja]) is a city in northeastern Italy and the capital...
- gl****makers to move their furnaces to Murano in 1291. Murano gl**** is still ****ociated with Venetian gl****. Murano's gl****makers were soon numbered among the island's...
- gl**** in the Venetian tradition was also being produced in England. In about 1675, George Ravenscroft invented lead crystal gl****, with cut gl**** becoming...
- of gl**** to new heights with the use of stained gl**** windows as a major architectural and decorative element. Gl**** from Murano, in the Venetian Lagoon...
- Marietta Barovier (15th-century), was a Venetian gl**** artist. She was the daughter of the gl**** artist Angelo Barovièr of Murano. Barovier and her brother...
- Murano beads are intricate gl**** beads influenced by Venetian gl**** artists. Since 1291, Murano gl****makers have refined technologies for producing beads...
- stained gl**** windows French Gothic stained gl**** windows Float gl**** Gl**** beadmaking Stained gl**** conservation Studio gl**** Suncatcher Venetian gl**** Window...
- other countries where crystal was used, Venetian gl****makers relied upon the unique qualities of their gl****. Typical features of a Murano chandelier...
- "Building and history: The building". Gl**** Museum. MUVE. Retrieved 30 August 2011. "Murano Attractions". Venetian Gl**** Info. Archived from the original on...