etched glass

Etched glass

A kind of decorative glass, etched glass is the result of a series of small cuts made to the glass, by acidic, caustic or abrasive substances, after the glass has been manufactured. The cuts normally appear white against the glass and can be made into patterns or images. Etched glass can be made by sandblasting, acid etching, using glass etching cream or even mold etching, where a mold is made with the design or image created in relief and molten glass is poured into the mold and left to cool.

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