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Glass making history

Dating back to the stone age, organic sources of glass such as obsidian (the black volcanic glass) and tektites to craft weapons and decorative objects. The first manufactured glass has been linked back to 3000BC as a result of archaeological discoveries in Egypt and Eastern Mesopotamia....

Interior design trends 2015

Interior design trends are mercurial, thus trying to stay 'on-trend' can be difficult. Continue reading to see the current interior design trends for 2015 so far. Indigo Many designers have recently been moving designs towards the navy blue spectrum. Indigo is quite an underestimated colour however, it complements others...

Glass for interior design

Glass has a much more versatile use that isn't just for covering the exterior of your building, it can also be used for interior design purposes to help brighten up rooms. Glass has a certain elegance to it; its subtle, classic qualities knitting together beautifully with...

Happy Christmas from MiGlass

Hello everybody! 2014 has been another incredible year for MiGlass. We've enjoyed continued business with our loyal clients and we can't be thankful enough for your support over the past year and, for some, years that you've been with us. For new clients, we're incredibly grateful to...

How stained glass was originally produced

The process of stained glass has been around for hundreds of years, but how was it originally made? Making the ’Cartoon’ The first stage of any glass production would begin with an artist, where they would create the initial sketch of the finished stained glass product. This...

20 facts about glass

Glass is quite under appreciated, but there's a lot of stuff you may not know about glass: 1. Before man discovered how to craft glass, nature was already creating it. When lightning strikes sand, the heat sometimes fuses the sand into long, slender glass tubes called fulgurites. The...

The History of Glass Production

An indepth look into the history of glass production and how it's evolved into an important part of human life today For as long as man has existed, the human race has been using glass in some shape or form. According to historians, one of the...

What’s the process of glass production?

How is glass produced in modern society? An incredibly important advancement in how glass was manufactured is through the technique of adding lead oxide to molten glass; as it improves the appearance of the glass, which made it easier to melt using sea-coal. This technique increased...