Silc for firing

Cultural history - Glass

Silc for the firing is simple glažutarski product of blown glass in a wooden mold. The base is thickened, cylindrical foot and smooth the stack has the shape of a bell. The bottom of the cups is slightly expanded in the form of a bead, while the central part of the loads of a bell-shaped. Glass is not cemented, the upper edge is rounded. Colour glass shows a classic color "forest" of glass, as was manufactured glassworks in our area. Greenish color of the glass is due to the presence of metal, in particular iron oxides in the raw materials. The glass has no decoration. Such glassware was mostly a product for regular production because the owners let the glass mass, which remained in the melting pot spend on their needs. This is reflected particularly robust treatment of the subject.