Fact No. 271. (Published on 10/16/2005)


"The technique of coating a rod of glass with a metal such as silver or gold and then placing the coated rod in the flame while holding the piece to be decorated jut just behind it. The metal is vaporized and the resulting fumes condense on the relatively cool surface of the piece."

- "Lampworking Lingo" on the Northstar Glass website

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