Definitions for "Pâte de verre"
Keywords:  annealed, egypt, mould, flux, fuse
Ground colored glass that is refired in a mould, often producing the appearance of precious stones.  First used in ancient Egypt as early as 1570 B.C., the method was developed in France by sculptor Henri Cros (1840-1907)
French for glass paste. Powdered coloured glass and a flux, put into a mould and then fired to fuse it, giving a translucent effect like alabaster. Sometimes several layers, then cut back. Invented in ancient Egypt, revived in France late 19th Century
Is glass that is ground into a paste, melted and then molded to make pieces that are opaque with a frosted surface