Agate Glass - (Glass)

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Agate Glass - (Glass) Agate glass was first made during the Renaissance, which was an imitation of a type of Roman glassware. It was made in both Venice and Germany. In agate glass many colors of glass are mixed together, and then blown or molded into a form, however the colors are not blended. In Germany agate glass is called schmetglas and in Venice, Italy it was called calcedonio.

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