Calcedonio - (Glass, Italian) Glossary of Antique Terms C

Calcedonio - (Glass, Italian) Calcedonio is the Italian name for agate glass first made in Roman times and then imitated in Venice during the Renaissance. Calcedonio Glass was first made in Venice in the late 15th Century. It made as an imitation of the banded semiprecious stone Chalcedony that is marbled with brown, blue, green, and yellow swirls. See Agate Glass and Schmetglas.


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