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Medieval stained glass, eyeglasses, and modern glass

By | 2017-09-05T15:25:18+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Medieval, Modern, Science|

Islamic glass (probably Iraq, 800s AD, now in the Metropolitan Museum, New York) By the 1100s, glass-making was expanding again from West Asia; there were glassworks further east at Kuva in Central Asia (modern Uzbekistan). Glass-making also moved westward: by 1000 AD, Venice was a growing center of glass manufacturing. In northern Europe, glassmakers figured out how to make glass [...]