Roman Glass

Roman Glass Multi coloured

Ennion: Master of Roman Glass – Miracle of Created Things

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Roman glass is enigmatic when its beauty is revealed by a 1st century craftsmen called Ennion, who signed his works ‘Ennion made me’ let the buyer remember him’

Vanity thy name is Mirror

Vanity thy name is Mirror

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The earliest mirrors were made from a metal alloy that were often engraved with decorative figurative scenes This mirror is made from silver and copper alloy and comes from ancient Egypt dating from 1478-1390 BCE. It has been cast in one piece. Today we associate glass with mirror, but it was…

Roman Vase

Roman Vase

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The most famous Roman cut glass vessel is a vase made at Alexandria between AD 5 and AD 25. The blue glass was gathered on the end of a blowpipe and shaped into a cylinder. It was dipped into a pot and the lower part covered with hot white glass….