Fact No. 161. (Published on 6/22/2005)


A flat work surface for glass blowers and lampworkers. Marvers can be made of steel, graphite or other suitable smooth (or sometimes textured) surface.

Typically the hot glass at the end of a blowpipe, punty or mandrel is rolled back and forth on the marver for smoothing and shaping -- often after new material (frit, metal leaf, etc.) has been applied to the gather.

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