Vitrification

Glass transition or vitrification refers to the transformation of a glass-forming liquid into a glass, which usually occurs upon rapid cooling. It is a dynamic phenomenon occurring between two distinct states of matter, liquid and glass, each with different physical properties. Glass is commonly made using silica and an alkali which is turned into a hard substance using heat fusion. Glass is commonly made using silica and an alkali which is turned into a hard substance using heat fusion.



 

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1/26/2018
The Butterfly Effect: Ben Macklowe Discusses Mystery Behind ...

In the January 2018 issue of Avenue, columnist Carol Brodie features an ornate French Art Nouveau 18-karat gold and enamel butterfly brooch from Macklowe Gallery In Hidden Gems, Brodie speaks with President  More>>

1/8/2018
ATG Features Winter Antiques Show Exhibitor Macklowe Gallery

Long-time Winter Antiques Show exhibitor, Macklowe Gallery, is featured in the January issue of Antiques Trade Gazette. Editor Katherine Boyle sits down with President Benjamin Macklowe, who describes the “enduring  More>>

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