glasswork

noun
glass·work | \ˈglas-ˌwərk \

Definition of glasswork 

1a : the manufacture of glass or glassware also : glaziers' work

b glassworks plural : glasshouse sense 1

2 : glassware

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glassworker \ˈglas-ˌwər-kər \ noun

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Some of the works on display include 3D boxes, glasswork, wood turning, bronze casting, woodcut block prints, photography, figurative works and abstract and animal paintings. Tracy Maness, Houston Chronicle, "Archway Gallery features photography of Bellaire resident," 19 Mar. 2018 Leave a Note Two blocks from Union Square, this refined hotel has rooms with sculptures, prints, and glassworks by California artists, set to a palette of mochas and teals. Condé Nast Traveler, "Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco," 20 Oct. 2017 That includes ceramics, jewelry, glasswork and more. Debbie Arrington, sacbee, "Find gifts touched by flames (in a good way)," 27 Oct. 2017 Twing hopes to someday own a bigger space and have a glass art studio featuring multiple mediums, including soft glass and furnace glasswork. Zakiya Mccummings, Alaska Dispatch News, "With new studio in midtown Anchorage, glassblower hopes to spark interest in the art," 12 Oct. 2017 Summer exhibition of Italian artists features work from painter Malacarne's Water series and glassworks from Vidal. Luann Gibbs, Cincinnati.com, "Free and fun events this weekend: Aug. 18-20," 16 Aug. 2017 Chriss (14.4 PPG, 6 RPG) has a superstar’s body, but his motor, shot selection and glasswork all left a lot to be desired. Ben Golliver, SI.com, "2017 NBA Summer League: Winners And Losers," 17 July 2017 The Treasure Box will have a number of items available, including dog beds, pallet furniture, glasswork, and flipped furniture items. Quoron Walker, Courant Community, "Spruce St. Market Nights Kick Off June 21," 22 June 2017 Whether ultimately kitschy, classical, utilitarian or visionary, all hot glasswork starts with melting batches of silica sand, soda ash and limestone in a 2,400 degree Fahrenheit furnace for blowing, casting into molds and other processes. George Fishman, miamiherald, "At Boca glass show, you won’t find your aunt’s collection of swans and clowns," 16 June 2017

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First Known Use of glasswork

1611, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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