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Old 11-04-2007, 10:32 AM   #1
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Glassy

Glas is an amorphous solid - or a supercooled liquid, that's a matter of perspective.
Glass is made from SiO2 (silica sand), often Na2CO3 (soda), calcium-, magnesium- and/or aluminium-oxide are added to make it durable / easier to process.
By adding various metal(-oxides) one can make it coloured, smokey.
Obsidian is naturally formed glass.
Acrylic glass (Plexiglas) isn't real glass, but a transparent plastic (polymethyl methacrylate PMMA), but it looks like glass - and isn't as easy to smash. (edit: You ain't eejits, just means you can toast plexiglas or whatever glass not by definition 'glass')

Glass: fragile - enduring, smooth - rough, clear - obscuring, reflecting, refracting, taking on so many forms...





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..(Plexiglas) isn't real glass, but a transparent plastic... but it looks like glass - and isn't as easy to smash.
if you were to look at us through a sheet of it would you be able to see that WE'RE NOT TOTAL EEJITS?
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Old 11-04-2007, 11:04 AM   #3
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Old 11-04-2007, 02:58 PM   #4
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^ there were no guidelines regarding instances of blondie in the original post.
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Old 11-10-2007, 08:36 AM   #8
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Old 11-11-2007, 10:41 AM   #9
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Old 11-26-2007, 11:29 AM   #11
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Here's a necklace I made out of milk glass. I like to call it my space necklace, so maybe I should call it Mik glass.


I feel milk glass is at its best in the form of a depression-era chicken butter dish.
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