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How to make a turquoise goblet

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How did the Venetians make turquoise glass in the late 1400s? Find out as Bill Gudenrath, glass specialist at the Corning Museum of Glass, uses traditional glass blowing methods to create a replica of the extremely rare turquoise goblet from the Waddesdon Bequest.

This British Museum video demonstrates each step of how the goblet’s bowl, stem, and foot are formed. It’s a rare peek into the making of a now-rare Venetian glass artifact made on the islands of Murano in the 1490s.

Next: Remaking an ancient glass fish at the Corning Museum of Glass and recreating an 18th-century agateware teapot.

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