Tiffany Glass Colors
article by Jim Hoyle
The colors that you see in Tiffany style stained glass shades are an integral
part of the glass created by the addition of various metal oxides and minerals
to the glass while it is still in the molten state.
It is not accomplished by painting or by use of pigments.
Here are some popular glass colors and the minerals used to
create these colors:
Copper creates various red colors and green colors
blues, uranium creates yellows and greens
Iron creates greens and browns
creates purples and reds
Tin creates opaque white
Chromium creates emerald
Antimony creates yellow, etc.
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