Exceptional Antique Italian opaline with floral decoration;
Did you know?
You can find opaline glass in different colours such as: blue, white or pink…the least common colours are green and yellow.
Turquoise colour, is the most common colour, and is obtained by the addition of copper oxide.
Green and yellow are the least common colours because it is difficult to produce.
Opaline glass was first produced by Venetians as early as the sixteenth century. Its translucency distinguished it from crystal.
It was the produced in France since the beginning of the nineteenth century and became more common during the twentieth century.
After colouring opaline glass a painted decoration can be added.