Italian for 'thousand flowers' â€” a decorative glass-making technique. The 'flowers' are made from transverse slices of coloured glass canes, which are embedded in a clear glass body when it is still in a molten state. Although the technique was used in early Egyptian and Roman mosaic glass, the name millefiori was not applied until the 16thC when i â€¦...
Glass ornamentation made from canes of colored glass that are layered, and sliced to form patterns, flowers or mosaic effect.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22290
Millefiori is a glasswork technique which produces distinctive decorative patterns on glassware. The term millefiori is a combination of the Italian words `mille` (thousand) and `fiori` (flowers). Apsley Pellatt (in his book Curiosities of Glass Making) was the first to use the term `millefiori`, which appeared in the Oxford English Dictiona...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Millefiori
Literally, 'thousand flowers'. A type of Murrine consisting of a slice of a flower-shaped multicoloured cane, either fused together with others (see mosaic glass), picked up from the marver, or embedded in clear glass (as, for example, in paperweights)
Found on http://www.great-glass.co.uk/glass%20notes/glossa-e.htm
This is an Italian word meaning >Thousand flowers. The first paper weights were made in Venice.St Louis was next and then they were made at Baccarat and then Clichy.They were also made in England at Birmingham,Stourbridge and London.
Found on http://www.glamorganantiques.co.uk/glossaryglass.htm
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