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Paste Gems

Pastes (glass) set in silver openwork (Portugal c. 1750)Victoria and Albert Museum, London.Acq. nr. M.68-1962In many ways, the story of artificial gems traces the story of glass technology itself. From ancient times, when glass could only be produced...
From: Conciatore on 14 Dec 2020

Artificial Gems

Pastes (glass) set in silver openwork (Portugal c. 1750)Victoria and Albert Museum, London.Acq. nr. M.68-1962In many ways, the story of artificial gems traces the story of glass technology itself. From ancient times, when glass could only be produced...
From: Conciatore on 1 Jul 2020

Antonio Neri in Pisa

Majolica vase by Niccolò Sisti,decorated in the grotesque style.Antonio Neri's career in glassmaking took him from the city of his birth, Florence, to Pisa, Antwerp and possibly other places yet to be confirmed, such as Rome and...
From: Conciatore on 18 May 2020

Neri in Pisa

Majolica vase by Niccolò Sisti,decorated in the grotesque style.Antonio Neri's career in glassmaking took him from the city of his birth, Florence, to Pisa, Antwerp and possibly other places yet to be confirmed, such as Rome and...
From: Conciatore on 11 Oct 2019

Artificial Gems

Pastes (glass) set in silver openwork (Portugal c. 1750)Victoria and Albert Museum, London.Acq. nr. M.68-1962In many ways, the story of artificial gems traces the story of glass technology itself. From ancient times, when glass could only be produced...
From: Conciatore on 18 Sep 2019

Neri in Pisa

Majolica vase by Niccolò Sisti,decorated in the grotesque style.Antonio Neri's career in glassmaking took him from the city of his birth, Florence, to Pisa, Antwerp and possibly other places yet to be confirmed, such as Rome and...
From: Conciatore on 30 Jan 2019

Artificial Gems

Pastes (glass) set in silver openwork (Portugal c. 1750)Victoria and Albert Museum, London.Acq. nr. M.68-1962In many ways, the story of artificial gems traces the story of glass technology itself. From ancient times, when glass could only be produced...
From: Conciatore on 23 Jan 2019

Neri in Pisa

Majolica vase by Niccolò Sisti,decorated in the grotesque style.Antonio Neri's career in glassmaking took him from the city of his birth, Florence, to Pisa, Antwerp and possibly other places yet to be confirmed, such as Rome and...
From: Conciatore on 30 Apr 2018

Artificial Gems

Pastes (glass) set in silver openwork (Portugal c. 1750)Victoria and Albert Museum, London.Acq. nr. M.68-1962In many ways, the story of artificial gems traces the story of glass technology itself. From ancient times, when glass could only be produced...
From: Conciatore on 20 Apr 2018

Neri In Pisa

Majolica vase by Niccolò Sisti, decorated in the grotesque style. Antonio Neri's career in glassmaking took him from the city of his birth, Florence, to Pisa, Antwerp and possibly other places yet to be confirmed, like Rome and...
From: Conciatore on 24 May 2017

Artificial Gems

Pastes (glass) set in silver openwork (Portugal c. 1750) Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Acq. nr. M.68-1962 In many ways, the story of artificial gems traces the story of glass technology itself. From ancient times, when glass could only be produced...
From: Conciatore on 8 May 2017

Neri in Pisa

Majolica vase by Niccolò Sisti, decorated in the grotesque style. Antonio Neri's career in glassmaking took him from the city of his birth, Florence, to Pisa, Antwerp and possibly other places yet to be confirmed, like Rome and...
From: Conciatore on 8 Jun 2016

Artificial Gems

Pastes (glass) set in silver openwork (Portugal c. 1750)Victoria and Albert Museum, London.Acq. nr. M.68-1962 In many ways, the story of artificial gems traces the story of glass technology itself. From ancient times, when glass could only be produced...
From: Conciatore on 1 Jun 2016

Neri in Pisa

Majolica vase by Niccolò Sisti,decorated in the grotesque style. Antonio Neri's career in glassmaking took him from the city of his birth, Florence, to Pisa, Antwerp and possibly other places yet to be established, like Rome and...
From: Conciatore on 10 Jun 2015

Artificial Gems

Pastes (glass) set in silver openwork (Portugal c. 1750)Victoria and Albert Museum, London.Acq. nr. M.68-1962 In many ways, the story of artificial gems traces the story of glass technology itself. From ancient times, when glass could only be produced...
From: Conciatore on 5 Jun 2015

Neri in Pisa Reprise

Majolica vase by Niccolò Sisti, decorated in the grotesque style.Antonio Neri's career in glassmaking took him from the city of his birth, Florence, to Pisa, Antwerp and possibly other places yet to be established, like Rome...
From: Conciatore on 16 Jun 2014

Artificial Gems Reprise

Pastes (glass) set in silver openwork (Portugal c. 1750) Victoria and Albert Museum, London.Acq. nr. M.68-1962In many ways, the story of artificial gems traces the story of glass technology itself. From ancient times, when glass could only be produced...
From: Conciatore on 9 Jun 2014

Glass as Pasta

Paste gem and gold finger ringMuseum of London, 1600sAntonio Neri devoted the fifth part of his book on glassmaking, L'Arte Vetraria, entirely to the production of "paste gems." These are pieces of intensely colored brilliant glass crystal used to imitate...
From: Conciatore on 10 Jan 2014

Pisa

Majolica vase by Niccolò Sisti, decorated in the grotesque style.In the early seventeenth century, there were several glass furnaces in Pisa. One was run at the pleasure of Grand Duke Ferdinando by Niccolò Sisti. Raised in Norcia in Perugia,...
From: Conciatore on 18 Oct 2013

Artificial Gems

17th century girandole pendant.In the fifth part of Neri's book, he teaches the secrets of making artificial gems "of so much grace, and beauty, that they will surpass the natural stones in everything except hardness." It is not a difficult argument to...
From: Conciatore on 16 Sep 2013

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