Tags: Glass And Mirrors
In most period houses there are fireplaces in every room. In the reception rooms, these tend to be a really lovely feature around which the room is arranged, with colourful decorative fireplace tiles both sides of the hearth and a nice mantelpiece above. There is nothing more lovely than sitting down to a good meal on a cold day in a period dining room with the fire burning in the grate.
The history of creating glass goes back to 3500BC in Mesopotamia and the word derives from the latin term Glesum.Glass is a transparent, typically brittle non-crystalline solid material and has the ability to refract, reflect and transmit light without scattering it. A major use over centuries has been in windows and drinking vessels using soda-lime glass, which is predominantly silica-based whereas many other applications e.g bottles…