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Bohemian rare antique Victorian Saphiret glass lampwork cane rod 8cm

Bohemian rare antique Victorian Saphiret glass lampwork cane rod 8cm

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Czech antique Victorian Saphiret glass cane or rod section. This is an original piece of saphiret glass from a longer cane used for lampworking or for molding into beads, rhinestones or cabochons. A super example of the colors that saphiret should have. This is true antique saphiret and for anyone lampworking, we do not know the COE of this antique glass. This could be wire wrapped or mounted to make an exquisite and rare necklace pendant.
For glass bead, cabochon or rhinestone making or as a collectors piece. 

Size: 80mm long. 10mm wide. 26.5 grammes
Material: glass
Year: 1900's
Origin: Bohemia / Czech
Condition: Authentic vintage condition. 
Quantity: 1

Saphiret is an early glass used in jewelry making and was made during the late 1800s to mid 1900s. It was made in various countries, including Czechoslovakia and Germany during the mid 19th century. The glass was made by adding real gold to sapphire colored molten glass. This created an amazing color combination. The base color ranged from a mocha or pinkish brown to a brick red color, but the amazing part is when light strikes the stone, the glass reflects the light as a soft blue glow.

SIZE60+ mm
COLORPink
SHAPEBugle
ERA1880-1920
MATERIALGlass
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