Egyptian blue




Egyptian blue


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Egyptian blue


Meaning of term egyptian blue

A synthetic material, copper calcium tetrasilicate, with a distinctive blue color. In antiquity, Egyptian blue was made by heating together silica, lime, and a copper-containing ingredient. It is often confused with faience and misleadingly called frit.


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Corning Museum of Glass | Glass dictionary. (1993). Retrieved February 12, 2008, from


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